Citizen Extra Step Awards
updated: Apr 15, 2014, 4:34 PM
Each year the Santa Barbara Police Department has its officers submit
nominations for Extra Step Awards. These awards are presented to citizens who
display acts of civic heroism and devotion to their community. These acts
include saving lives and aiding fellow citizens and police officers in the
performance of their duties. The awards are sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of
Santa Barbara, which hosts a luncheon for the recipients where they are
presented with a meritorious citation. The luncheon will be held at the Mesa
Café at 1972 Cliff Drive on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at noon. The media is
invited to attend.
The following citizens will be receiving the 2014 Kiwanis & Santa Barbara Police
Department's Extra Step Award:
Mr. Green, Head of Security Operations at the Wildcat Lounge, assisted SBPD
officers on multiple occasions in 2013 dealing with combative subjects and with
alcohol-related, narcotics, and DUI investigations. He was nominated by Officer
Mr. Eck, the Santa Barbara High School Track Coach, prevented a felony fugitive
from stealing a van and potentially driving through a crowd of student athletes
and spectators leaving a track meet at Santa Barbara City College. He was
nominated by Officer Carl Kamin.
William Barbaree & Nicholas McGilvray
Mr. Barbaree and Mr. McGilvray performed lifesaving first aid, prior to the
arrival of emergency personnel, to James Atwood and Ellen Atwood, two
motorcyclists that had been struck by a drunk driver. They were nominated by
Officer Heather Clark.
Devin Shaw, Eva Pagaling & Steffanie Colgate
Mr. Shaw, Ms. Pagaling, and Ms. Colgate witnessed the hit-and-run collision that
resulted in the death of Mallory Dies. They pursued the suspect, tried to
persuade him to return to the scene of the collision, called 9-1-1, and directed
officers to the suspect's location resulting in his apprehension. They were
nominated by Officer Jaycee Hunter.
Mr. Houston came to the aid of an officer struggling in the street with a bank
robbery suspect, helping to detain the suspect until additional officers arrived
on-scene. He was nominated by Officer Richard Washington.
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