Officer Robert Thibault was recently recognized as the Officer of the Year for the Baldwinsville Police Department.
Police Chief Michael Lefancheck described the honor as the only award of its kind. To receive the recognition, Thibault's fellow officers nominated him, recognizing his dedication to the job.
"Bob is one of those officers you can count on when you need assistance with an investigation," one of his peers wrote.
Former Police Chief Dan Warner, Mayor Joseph Saraceni and Lefancheck presented Thibault with the Officer of the Year award during a recent board meeting. His wife, Shannon, and children Kayla, LeAnna and Tommy were there to support him.