Valor Awards, Prince William Chamber of Commerce: More than 45 Department employees earned Valor Awards during the 33rd annual Prince William Chamber of Commerce Valor Awards for acts of bravery and valor in the conduct of their duties. First Sergeant Daniel Crawford, Sergeant David Bliss, and Officers Taylor Calton, Wade Dickinson, Travis Hardman, Benjamin Infanti, Evan Jurgensen, Nicholas Kelly, Jordanis Lozier, Franco Martinez, Rachel Mynier, Matthew Takats, Kevin Vasquez and John Yenchak received the Gold Medal for Valor. Investigator Robert Drumm and Officers Christopher Hume, Nicholas Kelly, Brian Kimble, Jordanis Lozier, Joshua Myers and Jonathan Seals received the Silver Medal for Valor. Officer Sean Richards received the Merit Award for Valor. First Sergeant Kenneth Hulsey, Sergeant Ryan Pavol, Detectives Jeremy Booth, Simon Chu, Joshua Lane, Kevin Morin, Matthew Newton, Walter O'Neal, Daniel Sekely, Wayne Smith, Helga Thorsdottir, Nicholas Waymire, Robert White, Officer Darrick Dillon and former Detective Alicia Larkins received the Hillary Robinette Award for Investigative Excellence. Detectives Lourdes Cainas, Victor Cordero, Donald DeShazo, Robyn Hyatt, Jonathan Kennedy, Joshua Lane, Nathan Thomas, Katherine Zaimas, Officer Ronald Carpio, Crime Scene Analyst Rebekah Kushner, Crime Analysts Jacquelin Graham and Dawn Locke-Trillhaase, Crime Scene Specialist Shreya Kamath, and Fingerprint Technician Rose Hellmann received the Merit Award for Investigative Excellence.
Community Partnership Award, Action in the Community Through Service (ACTS): Chief Barry Barnard accepted this award on behalf of the Police Department from Action in the Community Through Service (ACTS) at their 50th anniversary gala on Feb. 28, 2019. ACTS cited the Department's continued support of the organization's goals, including the most recent collaboration on support for the victims of domestic violence through the Lethality Assessment Protocol program.
McHero of the Year, McDonald's Corporation: Officer Sean Richards also was honored by the Dale City McDonald's restaurant for his lifesaving actions on May 12, 2018.