In a program that started in September of 2020. Manchester businessman Jay Kalvala and former Alderman Gene Holmes wanted to honor Manchester police officers.
On Thursday they recognized four more officers: SRO Benton Brown, SRO Andy Neesmith, Patrolman Antonio Frost and K-9 Officer Derek Bowles.
The police department thanked Manchester City Schools Director Dr. Joey Vaughn and the staff of Westwood Elementary for hosting the presentations.
Chief Jason Williams from the Tullahoma Police Department was present to give K-9 Officer Bowles a TPD Challenge Coin, for his assistance with K-9 responses in several narcotics cases.