Naugatuck Police Name 2014 Officer of the Year

Patrol Officer Americo Tavares recognized for service "on and off duty."

Officer Americo Tavares. Photo Credit: NPD Facebook Page
Officer Americo Tavares. Photo Credit: NPD Facebook Page
The Naugatuck Police Department (NPD) announced the 2014 Officer of the Year on their Facebook page Tuesday, 16-year Naugatuck officer Americo Tavares.

Tavares joined the department in 1997 and serves as an officer in the Patrol Division.

“Officer Tavares was selected for his dedication to the job and service to his community both on and off duty,” the NPD wrote in their Facebook post.
AnonEMT March 11, 2014 at 04:39 PM
Way to go Tavares, great guy!
roger March 11, 2014 at 07:49 PM
congratulations..... aaaaaaahhhheeeeeeeee!...... well deserved........ TC
Daniel Zandvliet March 12, 2014 at 12:13 AM
Congrats Americo! Well deserved.
george straz March 12, 2014 at 11:22 AM
Definitely a great guy!! Congrats Americo!
Gary March 15, 2014 at 12:09 PM
A great person and a great police officer. Always a professional, polite and courteous officer. Congratulations. It's well deserved and overdue.


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