The Cottonwood Police Department recently held its annual employee award ceremony to recognize outstanding achievement in various assignments over the past year. Supervisor of the Year was awarded to Detective Sgt. Tod Moore for overseeing the Criminal Investigations Division. Roger Scarim was honored as the Officer of the Year award for his extraordinary day-to-day contributions and efforts in Patrol and Traffic Enforcement. The Rookie Officer of the Year award went to Officer Aaron Scott recognized for his ability to effectively interact with the public and excel in the job as a “Rookie Officer.” Communication Specialist Ashley Estrada was awarded Communications Division Employee of the Year for outstanding performance and efforts to assist other areas of the department. Bill Tinnin was awarded Citizen on Patrol (COP) Volunteer of the Year for his outstanding contribution to the Patrol Division, where he worked almost 1,000 hours to help and assist in various functions. Finally, Police Department Volunteer of the Year was given to Martha Grimes who tirelessly worked over 1,500 hours in the Records Division. The Police Department extends thanks to them and all members of the police department for their efforts.