2011 Auxiliary MOS Achievement Award — APO Kevin Lo
Joined the NYPD Auxiliary in October 2009. Plays an active role in the 1st Precinct Auxiliary Unit. Most hoursÂ volunteeredÂ in the Unit as an APO. Participated in numerous parades, concerts, and the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop Celebration.
Participated in the PBQN Storm Response as well as the Opening of the WTC memorial and the 10 year commemoration of Sept. 11 2001.
2011 Civilian MOS Achievement Award — PAA Ann Burke
PAA Ann Burke has been a civilian member of the NYPD at the 1st Pct. for 13 years. She has proven to be a valuable asset to the command. Upon entering the command in January 1999, PAA Burke was tasked with working in the 124 complaint room. From 2001 to the current day, PAA Burke has been an integral part of the precinctâ€™s payroll office. She has ensured a smooth transition to New York Cityâ€™s new Citytime Payroll management system. Approximately 200 members of the First Precinct rely on PAA Burke to ensure that their paychecks are distributed on time, without flaw. PAA Burke has earned the respect of her supervisors, colleagues, and most importantly, her peers.
2011 Unit Achievement Award — Community Affairs Unit
- Det Richard Lee
- PO Thomas Moran
- PO Stephen Rose
- PO George Liropoulos
The Community Affairs Team consists of Detective Rick Lee, and Police Officers Thomas Moran, Steve Rose and George Liropoulos. These four officers have a combined total of 61 years of police service between them. The First Precinct Community Affairs Team is charged with maintaining a delicate balance between a thriving business population and a growing residential community. Most recently, they have had to meet challenges which have surfaced regarding the Occupy Wall Street movement. Their interaction with business and community leaders has helped to build and maintain a strong relationship between the First Precinct populace and the New York City Police Department.
2011 Detective Achievement Award — Det. Nicholas Reina
Detective Reina is a highly experienced and valuable member of the 1st Precinct Detective Squad. He has been a member of the Department for 22 1/2 years, serving for 13 years in the Detective Bureau. He currently serves as the 1st Precinct Squad Domestic Violence Investigator. That position often requires more than simply arresting those responsible for committing domestic violence acts but to guide the victims and their loved ones through the court process, as well as ensuring their safety and making sure they do not continue to be victimized.
The Precinct Council and Council-member Margaret Chin
The Precinct Commander and the Council were pleased that Council-member Margaret Chin attended the Cop of the Month ceremony. We are all proud of the accomplishments and achievements by the men and women of the First Precinct.