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2005

On November 14, 2005, Officer Raymond Goulet was awarded the MADD / New York State Safe and Sober Award for being the “Top Cop” in New York State, with respect to Impaired Driving enforcement.

On November 14, 2005, the Geneseo Police Department was awarded the MADD / New York State Safe and Sober Award for our excellence in New York State with respect to enforcing the Impaired Driver.

Both of the above awards were handed out during an awards ceremony in Latham, NY.

On November 15, Officer Raymond Goulet received the Tri-County MADD Award in Rochester, NY for his efforts in DWI enforcement.

2006

On November 15, 2006, the Geneseo Police Department received the MADD / New York State Award for Impaired Driving. This was the second year in a row the Police Department received this award. Only nine police departments in the State received such an award. The award was given during a ceremony in Rotterdam, NY.

On November 16, 2006, Officer Samuel West received the Tri-County MADD Award in Rochester, NY for his efforts in DWI enforcement.

On October 19, 2006, Officer Jeffrey Szczesniak gave a presentation on our Pedestrian Program at the annual Governors Traffic Safety Conference held in Rochester, NY. Our Pedestrian Program has decreased car/pedestrian accidents from a total of 7 in 2002 and 2003; to zero in 2006. With the amount of pedestrian traffic in the Village, this is amazing.

2007

On April 17, 2007, Officer Jeffrey Szczesniak gave a presentation on our Pedestrian Program to the Walkable-Communities Conference at Corning, NY. The conference examined our program and recognizes the Village of Geneseo as a walkable community.

On April 19, 2007 the Geneseo Police Department received the New York State Law Enforcement Challenge Award. The award recognizes the Police Department for its comprehensive traffic safety program. The Police Department has reduced the number of traffic accidents in the Village of Geneseo by 30%, from last year. The Police Department has also reduced the number of car/pedestrian accidents in the Village. The Police Department was given the “Best in State” Award and will represent New York State in the National Law Enforcement Challenge competition. This was the first time the Police Department has applied for this award.

On November 14 in Schenectady, NY, Officer Samuel West received the Law Enforcement Challenge “Top Cop” Award for his individual anti-DWI efforts in traffic enforcement. Officer West was responsible for making about 40% of our DWI arrests. Officer West was only one of twelve officers in New York State to receive this award. This is the second time a Geneseo Police officer has won this prestigious state award.

Officer Samuel West received the Tri-County Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) Award in Rochester on November 13. The Tri-County MADD consists of Livingston, Monroe and Ontario Counties. Sheriff John York nominates a police officer, a state trooper and a deputy every year, for their enforcement efforts with regard to Driving While Intoxicated arrests. Officer West was able to make more DWI arrests than any other police officer in Livingston County in 2007. This is the third year in a row a Geneseo Police Officer has received this award.

2008

On April 28, 2008 the Geneseo Police Department received two separate New York State Law Enforcement Challenge Awards: First Place and Best in State. These awards recognize the Police Department for its comprehensive traffic safety program. The Police Department has reduced the number of traffic accidents in the Village of Geneseo by 12%, from last year. Also, personal injury accidents in the Village have also declined by 50%, as well as reducing the number of car/pedestrian accidents in the Village.

Officer Edward Kenney received the Tri-County Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) Award. The Tri-County MADD consists of Livingston, Monroe and Ontario Counties. Sheriff John York nominates a police officer, a state trooper and a deputy every year, for their enforcement efforts with regard to Driving While Intoxicated arrests. Officer Kenney was able to make more DWI arrests than any other police officer in Livingston County in 2008. This is the fourth year in a row a Geneseo Police Officer has received this award.

The Geneseo Police Department received the MADD / New York State Award for Impaired Driving. This was the third time the Police Department received this award. Only a select number of police departments in the State received such an award.

2009

On May 5, 2009 the Geneseo Police Department received two separate New York State Law Enforcement Challenge Awards: First Place and Best in State. These awards recognize the Police Department for its comprehensive traffic safety program. The Police Department has reduced the number of traffic accidents in the Village of Geneseo compared to last year.

On October 6, 2009 the Geneseo Police Department traveled to Denver, CO to receive the National Law Enforcement Challenge Award. The Police Department placed second in the nation. This award recognizes the Police Department nationally for its comprehensive traffic safety program.

2010

On May 4, 2010 the Geneseo Police Department received First Place in the Law Enforcement Challenge competition. The Police Department was honored in Syracuse, NY during the annual Empire State Law Enforcement Traffic Safety Conference. This award recognizes the Police Department for it’s outstanding traffic safety program.

October, 2010, the Geneseo Police Department received third place in the National Law Enforcement Challenge Award in Orlando, FL. This award recognized the Geneseo Police Department nationally in traffic safety.

2011

On April 4, 2011, the Geneseo Police Department was recognized by the New York State Association of Chiefs of Police in Sex Offender Management. The award certifies the police department as employing proactive and sound practices in managing sex offenders in the community.

On April 26, 2011, the Geneseo Police Department will be honored at the Empire State Law Enforcement Traffic Safety Conference for receiving the Law Enforcement Challenge Award in Syracuse, NY.

On October 25, 2001, the Geneseo Police Department received Second Place in the National Law Enforcement Challenge. The award ceremony was held in Chicago, IL. This award recognizes the department in the areas of traffic safety and underage drinking.

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