Letters of Commendation and Good News Notes

Good News Notes

March 16, 2022

A complimentary phone call was received on behalf of Officer Hozner.  The caller stated Officer Hozner responded to a hit and run traffic accident and was "very thorough throughout the experience and treated his family and children with caring and thoughtfulness."  Officer Hozner also provided the stickers to the small children involved and it helped calm them after the accident.

February 18, 2022

A complimentary email was received on behalf of Officer Vazquez, who responded to the Weber Center to assist an individual who had locked their keys inside of their vehicle.  Officer Vazquez drove the individual home to retrieve an extra set of keys.  The individual stated Officer Vazquez "went above and beyond her duties to help someone in need and I am so thankful."

January 12, 2022

A complimentary phone call was received on behalf of Community Service Officer Almeida.  The caller stated they were very impressed with Community Service Officer Almeida's demeanor and patience when dealing with an animal complaint.

January 5, 2022

A complimentary phone was received from a resident thanking Officer Panico and Officer Nazifi.  They responded to a mental health crisis at a residence.  The caller expressed her appreciation for the Officers taking their time and speaking with her daughter.  She also stated the Officers were professional and caring in helping deal with their family issues.

December 3, 2021

A complimentary email came in from a citizen thanking Officer Mendoza for his professionalism during a traffic stop involving her teenage son who was driving.  The citizen thanked Officer Mendoza for treating her teenage son with "respect and understanding."

November 13, 2021

A complimentary telephone call came in from a citizen thanking Officer O'Dea for assisting her when she accidentally locked herself out of her vehicle in cold weather.   Officer O'Dea offered to climb through the trunk of her vehicle in order to access the driver's side door.  With the citizen's permission, Officer O'Dea was able to assist her and she was "beyond grateful." 

October 30, 2021

A complimentary email came in from a citizen thanking Officer Ajrulla for notifying him in the early morning hours that his vehicle's interior light was left on.  Officer Ajrulla informed the citizen that he was concerned that the interior light being left on was going to cause a slow battery drain.  The citizen was very "grateful and proud" of the Skokie Police Department for notifying him.