Congratulations to Local 400’s Takoma Park Police Department member, Detective Private First Class Travis Ala,  for being honored as 2013’s Officer of the Year! Currently Ala is serving on the bargaining committee for their contract! He’s also one of our police officers who has served both at Annapolis and Takoma unionized police departments! Thank you for your service and congrats again!

In a news release posted on the Takoma Park Police Department’s Facebook Page:
“D/Pfc. Ala’s work and actions have contributed significantly to the department’s visions and goals through his extraordinary efforts in the accomplishment of extremely difficult police work requiring skills and intelligence. He has demonstrated outstanding performance by showing initiative, perseverance and dedication to duty in highly credible police work. D/Pfc. Ala is an excellent asset to the Takoma Park Police Department and to the citizens he serves. His teamwork, persistence and efforts to better the department, take felons off the streets and to ensure the safety of others is outstanding!”