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       Officer and Citizen of the year


Every year at our annual dinner dance we honor both a Law Enforcement Officer who has demonstrated exemplary performance, and a private citizen who has contributed greatly to the Irish community.
          The following is a list of those honored as Officer of the Year or Citizen of the Year

 

Officer of the Year Honorees

2000: Officer Ian Furminger, SFPD
2001: Lieutenant John Carlin, SFPD
2002: Undersheriff Dick Lonergan, Napa County
2003: Sergeant Joe Currie, SFPD
2004: Officer Chris Cunnie, SFPD
2005: Sergeant Joe McKenna, SFPD
2006: Officer Jimmy Beere, Oakland PD
2007: Inspector Bob McMillan, SFPD
2008: Captain Tom Redmond, SFSD
2009: Lieutenant Harry Pearson, SFPD
2010: Sergeant John Hallisy, SFPD
2011: Sergeant Gerry D’Arcy, SFPD
2012: Sergeant/Inspector Gary Delagnes, SFPD
2103: Commander Joseph Garrity, SFPD                            2014:Sergeant Tom Maguire, SFPD                                           2015:Sergeant Daniel Manning, SFPD                                                  2016: Officer Michael Tursi, SFPD

Citizen of the Year Honorees
1999: Bud Peterson RIP
2000: Regina Bucher RIP
2001: Mary Dunleavy Cassidy
2002: John Moylan
2003: Redmond Lyons
2004: JC and Rita Mahoney
2005: Tom Hunt
2006: Joe O’Donoghue
2007: JJ and Vera Whelan
2008: Jim Fogerty
2009: Pat Uniacke
2010: Paul Cummins
2011: Leo Cassidy
2012: Martin Falvey
2013: Jerry Cassidy                                                                               2014: William Roger Gargano                                                         2015: Celine Kennely                                                                                  2016: Martin Connelly

 

                                         

2013 Lifetime Achievement Award : Officer Thomas Cunnane (SFPD)

2014 Lifetime Achievement Award: Captain Mike "Bugsy" Moran (SFPD)

2016 Lifetime Achievement Award: Captain Michael Puccinelli (SFPD)


In 2013 The San Francisco Bay Area Law Enforcement Emerald Society presented for the first time a Memorial Award to Sgt. John MacAulay's mother in memory of his selfless service to the community.
 

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