POIII Jerome E.D. Santo Tomas named police officer of the year - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand.

POIII Jerome E.D. Santo Tomas named police officer of the year

Posted: Updated:

Recognizing the men and women who protect and serve, Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero and Lt. Gov.Joshua Tenorio proclaimed May 13-17 as Guam Police Week.

Gov. Leon Guerrero said that the men and women in blue have the safety of the island community in their hands and it is responsibility they take very seriously.

"I have been as governor the past 4-5 months gotten to know the police and safety department and their programs that we have out there and I'm very honored and proud to say they're working," she said. "I know you get criticisms out there and that is life, we just have to move forward and work better, and strengthen our forces. So that our island is a safe place."



The Guam Police Department will have several community events throughout the week.

During the signing, it was also announced that POIII Jerome E.D. Santo Tomas was selected as police officer of the year, supervisor of the year is Sgt. Felixberto Camacho, Jr., manager of the year is Sgt. II Norbert Sablan and civilian volunteer police reserve of the year is officer Raymond P. Fernandez.

"To all the men and women of the Guam Police Department, both uniform and civilian, thank you very much for your support and your continued support to keeping our island safe," Police Chief Steve Ignacio said.. 

  • NEWS HEADLINESMore>>

  • Park restrooms must be assessed before contractors begin maintenance

    Park restrooms must be assessed before contractors begin maintenance

    Our tourists come to Guam to see the sights of Guam. Unfortunately, our park restrooms provide an unwanted smell. The Department of Parks & Recreation has recently awarded an invitation for bid contract for the maintenance of the 15 public parks controlleMore >>
    Our tourists come to Guam to see the sights of Guam. Unfortunately, our park restrooms provide an unwanted smell. The Department of Parks & Recreation has recently awarded an invitation for bid contract for the maintenance of the 15 public parks controlleMore >>
  • Man wanted in Minnesota for child porn headed stateside

    Man wanted in Minnesota for child porn headed stateside

    A man wanted in Minnesota will be transferred to the state. Today he consented to an order requiring his appearance in federal court there. Gary James Dokulil was picked up in the Philippines and was brought to Guam. It was in November of last year a fedeMore >>
    A man wanted in Minnesota will be transferred to the state. Today he consented to an order requiring his appearance in federal court there. Gary James Dokulil was picked up in the Philippines and was brought to Guam. It was in November of last year a fedeMore >>
  • Passengers held briefly after airport fuel spill

    Passengers held briefly after airport fuel spill

    Guam Environmental Protection Agency spokesperson Nic Lee said they were called to the Guam International Airport Authority this afternoon to respond to a report of an oil spill. Airport spokesperson Rolenda Faasuamalie says 20 gallons of fuel spilled neaMore >>
    Guam Environmental Protection Agency spokesperson Nic Lee said they were called to the Guam International Airport Authority this afternoon to respond to a report of an oil spill. Airport spokesperson Rolenda Faasuamalie says 20 gallons of fuel spilled neaMore >>
Powered by Frankly