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West Lake Hills Police Department Recognizes Annual Award Recipients

WEST LAKE HILLS, TX (June 8, 2023) – The West Lake Hills Police Department announces annual “Of the Year” award recipients for 2022. 

Each year, the West Lake Hills Police Department recognizes officers and supervisors for their exceptional service and dedication to the Department, community, and profession. The awards highlight individuals who have demonstrated distinct leadership and professionalism and have exceeded beyond the call of duty to serve and protect.

“Every day, our officers go out and do the best they can to serve our community. Acknowledging the officers who have done an outstanding job allows us to recognize their achievements and showcase the exceptional work of the men and women of the West Lake Hills Police Department," said Chief Scott Gerdes. “I am proud to recognize Officer Muniz, Officer Madrigal, and Sergeant Vasquez for their professionalism, leadership, and service."

Officer Muniz - Rookie of the Year

Officer Muniz – Rookie of the Year

Officer Muniz is one of the Department's newest officers. Officer Muniz has shown himself to be an all-around outstanding officer who is very detail-oriented and always willing to go above and beyond in the performance of his duties.

Officer Madrigal - Officer of the Year

Officer Madrigal – Officer of the Year

Officer Madrigal has been with the Department for two years. Before joining the police force, Officer Madrigal served in the United States Army. He has shown tremendous growth over the last few years and is a great representation of the Department. 

Sergeant Vasquez - Supervisor of the Year

Sergeant Vasquez – Supervisor of the Year

Sergeant Vasquez has been with the West Lake Hills Police Department for over 15 years. He works as the Department's patrol sergeant and consistently demonstrates what it means to be an effective and well-respected leader.