East Cambridgeshire trio receive top awards at police’s Chief Constable’s commendation ceremony

Front row, left to right: Comms assistant Laura Wilson, Mr James Richardson, High Sheriff David Arku

Front row, left to right: Comms assistant Laura Wilson, Mr James Richardson, High Sheriff David Arkulus, Chief Constable Alec Wood, Police and Crime Commissioner Jason Ablewhite, Master Aaron Spencer and Insp Lucy MasonThomson. - Credit: Archant

Police officers from East Cambridgeshire and members of the public have been hailed for their service to the community in a special awards ceremony.

DS John Yore receives his award.

DS John Yore receives his award. - Credit: Archant

Chief Constable Alec Wood held his commendation ceremony at the police’s headquarters on Thursday (17) and presented awards to recognise and award staff for delivering top service.

East Cambs officers DS John Yore, DC Peter Ware and PC Alistair McKenzie all received judge’s commendations.

Chief Constable Alec Wood said: “The awards are a fantastic display of the professionalism, tenacity, bravery and commitment of our officers, staff and volunteers, as well as a wonderful opportunity to recognise the efforts of members of the public who have gone above and beyond to save lives and help officers.

“I am incredibly proud of all of our colleagues across the force and my thanks and congratulations go to each and every one of the recipients for their dedication to protecting the people of Cambridgeshire.”


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Police and Crime Commissioner Jason Ablewhite said: “It is a real honour for me to meet so many outstanding people and highlight the incredible work they do. I would like to extend my congratulations to each and every one of tonight’s recipients. Their achievements are truly humbling and make a huge difference to our communities.”

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