12 officers participated (6 community officers, 6 response officers)
2 were ‘fugitives from acknowledgment’ (5 other people had done it previously)
7 people nominated their friend or family for a medal – 5 people nominated other family members.
One of the fugitives from acknowledgment was nominated by a colleague, but he still refused to receive a medal.
Kathy Friend was the acknowledger.
Comments : “What have you noticed about yourself or others while doing this ?”
“Not many people in my life deserve a medal”
“My colleague and I have similar qualities”
“You’ve made my day”
“There is more to the person I nominated, than to me”
“Oh no, do I have to nominate myself?”