Peterborough Police Service Chief of Police Murray Rodd received a great honour Tuesday evening (June 5th) at Fleming College as the Peterborough Police Services Board formally announced a new student award created in the retiring Police Chief's honour.
The “Chief Murray Rodd Award” was presented to Jesse Mitchell, a student at Fleming College in the Police Foundations program, at Sutherland Campus by Peterborough Police Services Board chairman, Bob Hall, as a surprise to Chief Rodd in recognition of his retiring year.
Left to right: Jesse Mitchell, Bob Hall, Chief Murray Rodd & Fleming President Tony Tilly
This new “Chief Murray Rodd Award” was donated by the Peterborough Police Services Board. The award will continue for three years, awarding each student recipient $500.
Chief Rodd has deep roots to Fleming, having graduated from the Law and Security program at Fleming and acted as Board Chair for the Board of Governors at Fleming College from 2007-2011.
After 35 years with the Peterborough Police Service, Chief Rodd will officially retire on June 30th after a 10 year term as Chief of Police.