Community Leader Terry Muir Honoured at Police Awards Ceremony

Community Leader Terry Muir Honoured at Police Awards Ceremony
Terry Muir with A/Sgt. Martin Depratto after receiving the Community Hero Award (Photo : Cornwall Police Service)

Cornwall, Ontario – On May 9, the Cornwall Police Service (CPS), Cornwall Police Association (CPA), and Senior Officers’ Association (SOA) held their inaugural Retirement & Appreciation Evening, recognizingoutstanding contributions from both their members and the community. Terry Muir, a dedicated community leader, received the Community Hero Award.

Muir, known for his long-standing involvement with the Optimist Club and Service Club Council, has significantly impacted the Cornwall community. He has assisted the CPA with events such as Kids, Cops, and Fishing and Bikes and Badges. In 2019, Muir was named Citizen of the Year.

“I originally assumed I was accidentally invited to the police ceremony,” Muir remarked. “It was a real honour to be recognized among a group that puts themselves in harm’s way every day.”

Cst. Matt Dupuis, Vice President of the CPA, praised Muir’s dedication. “Terry’s commitment to the citizens of Cornwall and the CPA is truly admirable. He consistently puts the needs of our community above hisown,” said Dupuis.

The event also celebrated CPS members with Peer to Peer Appreciation awards. Cst. Andrew Booth-Reddick received the Difference Maker Award for his positivity and community involvement, while Sgt. Mark Anderson was honored with the Leadership Award for his exemplary leadership and problem-solving skills.

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