The Cypress Police Department takes pride in their officers’ and staffs’ exemplary service to the department and the community they serve. The Cypress Police Foundation helps them display the community’s gratitude by honoring outstanding officers, staff members, volunteers, and community leaders through the Foundation’s Police Appreciation Luncheon. This year, the department honored the following recipients:

  • 2017 Officer of the Year – Matthew Charland
  • 2017 Employee of the Year – Diana Martinez
  • 2017 Volunteer of the Year – Jim Soulis
  • 2017 Citizen of the Year – Marie Pope
  • 2017 Citizen of the Year – Jay Sondhi
  • 2017 Gold Distinguished Service Award – Thomas Mellana
  • 2017 Silver Distinguished Service Award – Sergio Godoy
  • 2017 Service with Distinction Award – Wayne Schoemann