Kristie Benaitis pins a Sergeant badge on her husband, Mark Benaitis, during a recent promotion ceremony at City Hall. Sergeant Mark Benaitis began his career in 1997 and is a 17 year veteran of the Department. During his tenure Officer Benaitis has held the position of: Juvenile Officer / Field Training Officer / Detective / …
Chief Vodicka recognized Officer Scott Sodaro for twenty years of service to the City of Hickory Hills at the July City Council Meeting. During his tenure with the Hickory Hills Police Department Officer Sodaro has had the greatest impact while assigned to the Traffic Enforcement Division. In this assignment, Officer Sodaro took traffic safety to …
Chief Vodicka, along with Lieutenant Thomas Dietz present Officer Alejandro Lopez with a “Life Saving” honor bar to be displayed on his uniform in recognition of his diligence to duty. This recognition was in response to his efforts which contributed to saving the life of a young drug overdose victim.
Department Chaplain, Father Joseph Mol, provides a blessing to newly promoted Lieutenant Charles Hobart, newly promoted Sergeant Joseph Roscetti, and newly appointed probationary officer Michael Franks during the March 27 City Council Meeting.
Probationary Officer Michael Franks is administered the oath of office for the position of Police Officer by Police Commissioner Ken Fonte at the March 27 City Council Meeting.
Sergeant Joseph Roscetti takes the oath of office for the position of Sergeant administered by Police Commissioner Robert Runowski during the March 27 City Council Meeting.
Marcie Zaman assists Chief Vodicka in presenting Life Saving Awards to, from left to right, Rocco Marciano, Mark Benaitis, Scott Sodaro, and Charles Hobart for their efforts in locating and saving the life of her 2 year old daughter Cosette at the March 27 City Council Meeting.
Newly promoted Lieutenant Charles Hobart has his Lieutenant badge pinned onto his uniform by his wife Angela while his family looks on at the March 27 City Council Meeting.
Chief of Police Alan Vodicka recently congratulated Officer Terry Murphy for 25 years of service to the City of Hickory Hills Police Department. The 25 years of service pin presented by the Chief is to be worn on Officer Murphy’s uniform as a symbol of recognition of his outstanding service to the community.