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YWCA announces award recipients for 2019 law-enforcement appreciation breakfast


Managing Editor


YWCA Spokane held their sixth-annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast on Wednesday to honor local officers and detectives who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to improve the lives of domestic violence survivors.

YWCA Spokane staff, law enforcement, and the honorees’ friends and family joined together to celebrate the accomplishments of this year’s award winners. Each award is presented in recognition of the professionalism and compassion demonstrated by law enforcement that has had a positive and lasting impact on the lives of survivors of domestic violence.
The awards went to:

  • Deputy Louis Acosta
  • Officer Aaron Ames
  • Deputy Jay Bailey
  • Detective Barbara Byington
  • Officer Samuel Chimienti
  • Officer Chan Erdman
  • Sargent Jordan Ferguson
  • Detective Dustin Howe
  • Deputy Timothy Jones
  • Detective Mike McNees
  • Officer Paul Mead
  • Officer Alisha Nguyen
  • Officer Richie Plunkett
  • Detective Mike Ricketts
  • Deputy Alex Velikodnyy
  • Jackie Bell Award Recipient, Officer Timothy Schwering

After the passing of Bell, in 2017, staff chose to commemorate her contributions to our community, agency, and clients by establishing an annual “Jackie Bell Award” This year, YWCA Spokane had the proud honor of presenting the third annual Jackie Bell award to Officer Timothy Schwering.

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