John Horvath, Police Chief
168 Main St.
Rockport, MA 01834
For Immediate Release
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016
Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
*Media Advisory* Rockport Police to Hold Commendations Ceremony
ROCKPORT — Chief John Horvath and the Rockport Police Department invite the community to a Commendations Ceremony, titled “Honoring Those Who Protect Our Community,” next week.
Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Rockport Public Library, Brenner Room, 17 School St.
More than 20 individuals will be recognized including community members and personnel from the following departments at the ceremony:
• Rockport Police Department
• Rockport Fire Department
• Massachusetts State Police
• Lynnfield Fire Department
The ceremony, hosted by Chief Horvath, will provide the department and community a chance to showcase the work of first responders and community members alike. The ceremony will feature the newly established RPD Honor Guard Unit and remarks by members of the Rockport Board of Selectmen.
The following awards will be presented:
• Life Saving Award
• Meritorious Service Award
• Distinguished Service Award
• Civilian Service Award
• Certificate of Commendation
• Certificate of Appreciation
The event is free and open to the public.
“I look forward to gathering our community together to honor those who have gone above and beyond to protect the residents of Rockport,” Chief Horvath said. “We encourage local and area community members to celebrate with us.”