On May 5, 2016 Officer Collins of the Medford Lakes Police Department received a Unit Excellence Award from the Burlington County Prosecutors Office. Officer Collins received the award at the 27th Annual Pro-Cops Banquet which was presented by Lt. John McGinnis. Officer Collins received the Unit Excellence Award with Medford Twp. Police Officers: Sgt. Shawn McVeigh, Cpl. Jeff Samalonis & Ptl. Kurt Denning. Officer Collins responded to a domestic violence incident involving a knife in September 2015. The victim had multiple stab wounds and lacerations and Officer Collins was able to arrest the suspect on scene. The officers worked together and helped save the victim's life. Each officer received a plaque for their quick response, teamwork, and ensuring the survival of the victim.
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