SOMERVILLE --It is with great pleasure that we announce this year's McQuestion Award Recipients. On Saturday, November 12, 2016, Officer Tyler Sousa was awarded for his involvement in the incident de-escalation and disarming of a mentally disturbed man with a box cutter at Home Depot. Detective Alan Monaco and Officer Robert Hartsgrove were also awarded for their involvement in the de-escalation and disarming of a mentally disturbed woman with a knife.
(Left to Right: Chief David Fallon, Officer Alan Monaco, Officer Tyler Sousa and Deputy Carrabino)
(From Left to Right: Deputy Stephen Carrabino, Officer Christine Bork, and Chief David Fallon presenting Christine with the Beyond the Call of Duty Award in June 2016)
Christine Bork, who was also awarded the Beyond the Call of Duty Award this June is also this year's Alexander McQuestion Award recipient for her selfless act of kindness toward a homeless man at Assembly Row.
Congratulations to these great Officers! Their training and caring hearts demonstrate our Department's commitment to our community.