SAVANNAH, GA (July 26, 2017): The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department honored dozens of officers and staff members at its Years of Service ceremony on Wednesday, July 26.

The 46 men and women honored represented nearly every facet of the police department including patrol officers, investigators, communications officers, special operations personnel, administrative assistants and much more. The ceremony took place at the SCMPD’s Professional Development Center at 3401 Edwin Street.

Chief of Police Joseph H. Lumpkin, Sr. praised the officers and employees for their dedication to the citizens of this community saying, “Today, we gather to honor men and women who have devoted from five to 35 years of their life to make this city and county a better place to live, work and visit.”

One employee celebrated 35 years of service, five have reached their 30-year milestone, nine celebrated 25 years of service, four celebrated 20 years of service, 10 have reached their 15-year milestone, one employee celebrated 10 years or service and 16 employees were recognized for five years of service.

The following employees were honored:

Thirty-Five Years

Ms. Ada Grant


Thirty Years

Lt. Harry Trawick

Sgt. Clayton Cortes

Ms. Rose Outler

Ms. Marthia Scott

Scpl. Donald Bryant, retired


Twenty-five Years

Capt. David Gay

Lt. Torrance Garvin

Sgt. Jeramy Henry

Sgt. Rodney Reynolds

Sgt. Keith Richardson

Scpl. Gerard Fedak

Scpl. Mark Tuttle

Cpl. Jerry Sanders

Ms. Robbie Brown


Twenty Years

Sgt. Keith Dennis

Sgt. Faquita Small-Lloyd

Scpl. Frederick Hill

Cpl. Aaron Mckie


Fifteen Years

Sgt. Timothy Lewis

Sgt. Max Nowinsky

Sgt. Roshi Smith

Cpl. Chester Balmer

Cpl. Michael Garrett

Cpl. Michele Schiro

Cpl. Randy Veal

Ms. Andrea Blake

Ms. Shauna Glover

Mr. Paul Washington


Ten Years

Ms. Crystal Green


Five Years

APO Askisi Baker

APO Christopher Baldinelli

APO Brian Durrence

APO Craig Fields

APO Billy Gray

APO Joseph Hood

APO Thomas Howe

APO Matthew Jackson

APO Thomas Norris

APO Otilio Rivera

APO Jonathan Sheller

Ms. Katrina Myers

Mr. Terrance Pinkney

Ms. De’Andria Scott

Ms. Natalie Simmons

Ms. Stephanie Vinson