Each year, the Bainbridge Island Police Department hosts an awards gala where members of the department are recognized by their peers for notable accomplishments and exceptional service during the preceding year. The list below reflects award winners who received recognition in early 2019 for their performance during the 2018 calendar year:
2018 Medal of Valor - Officer Dale Johnson (pictured with KCSO Deputy Rob Corn)
2018 Officer of the Year - Detective Sergeant Scott Weiss (pictured with former Chief of Police Matthew Hamner)
Bainbridge Island Police Department, January 2019
Left to right: Kelly Eisenhood, Tami Allen, Ben Sias, Jennifer Cooper, Erik Peffer, Scott Weiss, Dale Johnson, Jon Bingham, Chuck Kazer, Gary Koon, former Chief of Police Matthew Hamner, Bill Shields, Bob Day, Interim Chief of Police Jeffrey Horn, Mark Crowthers, Josh Buonvino, Ken Lundgren, Ryan Norton, Joe Fastaia, Kurt Enget, Jeffrey Benkert, Guy Roche, Cameron Lewis, Ted Rosenbaum, Barbara Burns, Trevor Ziemba, Lesley Hetzler, Jon Ledbetter.