Police Awards Dinner
The Upland Borough Police Department held it’s 2017 Awards Dinner on June 22, 2017. The event was attended by borough officials, all current and several retired borough police officers. Newly appointed Chief Irey presented the retired officers with Retiree Badges.
An award was given to past Mayor and current Borough Manager, Michael Ciach for his service to the borough and police department. Also honored were Retired officer, Captain Robert C. Love who was presented with the newly named “Captain Robert C. Love Officer of the Year Award” which was presented to this years recipient Officer Joshua VanHorn.
Also recognized was Sergeant Morris J. Albany, Jr. who will killed on October 13, 1976 while trying to thwart a robbery in Chester. Sergeant Albany’s family was in attendance and a plaque was dedicated in his memory which will be permanently affixed in the police department.
Chief Irey presenting award to Borough Manager Michael Ciach
Chief Irey with Borough Manager Ciach
Captain Robert C. Love Officer of the Year Award
Chief Irey, Retired Captain Love, and Officer Van Horn
Officer of the Year - Joshua Van Horn
Retired Officers with Chief Irey
Past and Present Officers
Chief Irey with dedication plague for Sergeant Morris Albany
Sergeant Morris J. Albany Jr. dedication plague