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Posted on: October 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Holland Police Announce Reserve Officer of the Year

J. Bannatyne

The Holland Department of Public Safety is pleased to announce Reserve Officer Jason Bannatyne as our Reserve Officer of the Year. Chief Matt Messer made the announcement this week during the annual reserve award ceremony. Reserve Officer Bannatyne will represent the Holland Police Reserve Unit at various functions throughout the year.   

Reserve Officer Bannatyne was nominated for this prestigious award by his peers. Some of the reasons cited for him being nominated included that he is a “great reserve who flies under the radar” and also that he “continues to be dedicated to the HDPS reserve unit”.  He was described as a reserve officer who “regularly fills details, trains seriously, engages with the community and performs his duties with professionalism”.      

Reserve Officer Bannatyne has been with the department since 2009. He is employed by Perrigo and lives in Allegan with his wife. 

The Holland Department of Public Safety is grateful for the dedication displayed over the years by Officer Bannatyne and he is to be commended for receiving this award.  

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