Delaware State Police personnel win Public Safety Communication Awards

CHESTER, Md. — Stacey Stover was named Delaware Center Manager of the Year at the 2015 Association of Public Safety Communications Officials Mid-Eastern Chapter’s telecommunications awards ceremony, the Delaware State Police announced.

All awards were announced at an April 10 gathering at the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department.

Stacey Stover was named Delaware Center Manager of the Year at the 2015 Association of Public Safety Communications Officials Mid-Eastern Chapter’s telecommunications awards ceremony. (Submitted photo)

Stacey Stover was named Delaware Center Manager of the Year at the 2015 Association of Public Safety Communications Officials Mid-Eastern Chapter’s telecommunications awards ceremony. (Submitted photo)

State police said Ms. Stover, the 911 Public Service Answering Point manager, started her career as a telecommunications specialist in August 1999. She was assigned to Recom, the busiest of all the Delaware State Police Dispatch Centers, according to a news release.

She advanced through the positions of shift supervisor to her current position as PSAP manager, police said.

“Being in this position for a little over (18 months), Stacey has been an integral part of the Communications Section Management Team,” state police said in a news release.

“She has been described as professional, task driven, accessible and proficient which are few of her work habits and traits. Stacey has played a crucial part in the development and implementation process in a Statewide CAD system for the State Police. Stacey has been very proud, dedicated and devoted to her profession.”

Other awards included:

Telecommunicator of the Year

Winner — Saul Polish — New Castle County Emergency Communication Center-Police Tele communicator

Runner-up Francisco (Frank) Rivera — Delaware State Police — Telecommunications Specialist- Recom
Technologist of the Year

Winner — John Caskey — Delaware State Police- Information Technologist II – ISS HQ
Line Supervisor of the Year

Winner — Joseph Mirabella — Delaware Division of Communications- Communications System Supervisor

Runner-up — Heather Baer — Delaware State Police- Suscom

Team Award: Co-Winners Patricia Tucker, Ronald Rhodes Jr., Kristen Holderbaum, Kenneth Kersey, John Wood- Delaware State Police- Kentcom

Lance Bernardo, Amy Bucco, William Burton, Christopher Hodgden, Pamela Seichepine, Robert Moley, Yvette Price, James Kuhn, James Iannucci, Theresa Jaremchuk, Greg Russell, James Battle, John Newman, Ronald Hopkins, Michael Williams, Allen Nutter, Terrance Hall, Edith Roberts, Thomas Riale, Timothy Akers.

New Castle County Emergency Communications and Delaware State Police Recom

Runner-up — Samantha Riale, Dan Hafich, Sean Parkes, Thomas Kern- Delaware State Police- Recom

Runner-up — Tom Kadunce, John Healy, Susan Hermann, Brian Ayars, Jorel DeLeon, Chandra Banks, John Robinson, Joshua Hall, David Hufford, – Delaware Division of Communications.

Runner-up — Trace Hall, Eddie Roberts, Thomas Riale and Tim Akers, nominated along with a group of New Castle County Police Department, fire dispatchers and call takers.

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