For Immediate Release: 7/25/2017 10:11 am
Worcester, MA (July 24, 2017) – On Friday 21 July 2017 The Worcester Police Department was recognized at a luncheon by the Massachusetts State Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) with the Above and Beyond Award. The Above and Beyond Award is presented by ESGR State Committees to recognize employers at the local level who have gone above and beyond the legal requirements of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. The Departments Support has been crucial to those Police Officers and their Families, who have deployed since September 11, 2001. The Worcester Police Department employs over 20 Officers and Officials who are current members of the Guard and Reserve, while also employing many veterans from all branches of the Armed Forces. The Department was nominated by SGT Richard Cipro who also Serves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Massachusetts National Guard.