WAYNESBORO, VA– Chief Douglas Davis of the Waynesboro Police Department presented awards to eight department members and one resident during the department’s quarterly awards ceremony on Jan. 31, according to the News Leader newspaper.

Cpl. James Short was awarded 2006 Officer of the Year for outstanding service as fleet manager and special events coordinator. Short coordinates maintenance on department vehicles and equipment while also juggling special projects such as Fall Foliage festival, Soap Box Derby, and Summer Extravaganza.