The Casper Police Department recognizes the exceptional efforts displayed by officers, dispatch, and local citizens in 2010.

On Friday afternoon at Casper City Hall, Casper Police Chief, Tom Pagel, hosted an awards ceremony to acknowledge the outstanding performance of the department's staff.

Awards ranged from officers who prevented suicides and sexual assaults to dispatch personnel who assisted in delivering a baby over the phone.

Officer of the year for two-thousand and ten went Dan Dundas.