The Boynton Beach Police Department this week honored it's Officer, Detective and Civilian Employee of the year's third quarter. This included work being done before, during and immediately after Hurricane Irma.
The ceremony was held on Tuesday and here are the department's write-ups about the honorees:
Officer of the Quarter - Mark Sohn
Throughout his career, Officer Mark Sohn has consistently distinguished himself as an officer with a nose for sniffing out crimes that are afoot. During this quarter, his doggedness has led to the arrest of six dangerous felons and drug traffickers, the seizure of substantial amounts of cocaine, heroin, MDMA and marijuana, and the recovery of 6 firearms. Officer Sohn’s has demonstrated time and time again his unrelenting pursuit of the criminal elements within the city. Due to his dedication, professionalism and initiative, Officer Mark Sohn is the Officer of the Quarter.
Detective of the Quarter - Jeff Gleicher
During this quarter, Detective Gleicher has played a central role in an astounding number of successful major case investigations, including two separate arrests for first degree murder (possibly death penalty cases), two arrests for attempted murder with a firearm, three arrest for robbery with a firearm and the arrest of a serial business burglar. His work ethic, dogged determination, ability to tirelessly work around the clock running down leads, his interrogation skill and writing ability are a credit to the detective bureau and this department. For his exemplary efforts, Detective Jeff Gleicher is the Detective of the Quarter.
Civilian of the Quarter - Doug Solomon
During this quarter, Doug Solomon has been involved in several high level projects , including the move of Lantana Police Department’s dispatch to our Communications Center and assisting with the development of a workable strategy to move LEX out of PBSO headquarters. As Hurricane Irma approached, Doug led Tech Services through storm preparations. Due to his forward thinking and hardening of our computer systems infrastructure, we did not lose any connections during the storm. In the midst of all the preparations, he assisted with moving Manalapan Police Department’s dispatch personnel and computers into our building during the storm. Doug takes the lead on numerous high cost/high liability projects for the department. He negotiates with a no-nonsense approach that gets the best possible products and services for the department. For his outstanding efforts and “can do” attitude, Doug Solomon is the Civilian of the Quarter.
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