Cornwall police dispatcher Mylene Lacroix receives award

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Cornwall police dispatcher Mylene Lacroix receives award
Mylene Lacroix (right) receiving her PAO award. Photo credit Dave MacLean.

CORNWALL, Ontario – Cornwall Police Service Dispatcher Mylene Lacroix has been recognized with a Police Services Hero of the Year On-Duty Difference Maker award by the Police Association of Ontario (PAO)

In a media release, the PAO describes Mylene Lacroix as deserving of recognition “For making a difference locally as a 911 dispatcher, and for making Cornwall and communities she visits on her missions to Uganda a better place through charitable and fundraising efforts.”

“Each and every day, Ontario’s police personnel – be they uniformed officers or civilian police service employees – go above and beyond the call of duty to keep their communities safe in various ways,” said PAO President, Bruce Chapman. “The PAO is proud to run the Police Services Hero of the Year awards program and it is our honour to recognize members who have clearly made an impact on someone’s life.”

Sgt. Dave MacLean, President of the Cornwall Police Association tweeted his congratulations to Lacroix.

“Huge proud congratulations to my civilian member Mylene Lacroix on winning the Civilian Police Hero Award!!! Wow, amazing achievement,” he tweeted.

MacLean has announced that he has been elected to the PAO Board for a second term.

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