Maryland Chiefs of Police 

Award Winners 2019


MEDAL OF HONOR


Police Officer First Class Robert B. Hedrick, Jr. 
Howard County Police Department


Exceptional Police Performance
(Category A - 125 + Officers)

Police Officer First Class Elijah Paul Estaban Cortez
Howard County Police Department

Exceptional Police Performance
(Category B - 26-125 Officers)

Patrolman First Class Michael Brown
Cumberland Police Department

Exceptional Police Performance
(Category C - 1-25 Officers)

Police Officer First Class Alexander Harbitz
Riverdale Park Police Department

Exceptional Police Performance by a Unit/Team/Collaboration

Anne Arundel County Police Department - Capital Gazette Response

Exceptional Performance – Private Security Professional

Johns Hopkins Medicine Corporate Security

Traffic Safety Award
(Category A - 125 + Officers)

Corporal Nathaniel Hollis
Anne Arundel County Police Department

Traffic Safety Award
(Category B - 26-125 Officers)

Officer First Class Keith J. Smithson
Bel Air Police Department

Traffic Safety Award
(Category C - 1-25 Officers)

Corporal Joseph Walch
Riverdale Park Police Department