Community safety boss gets top police award

Published: 08 May 2018

Garry Tallett, Slough Borough Council’s community safety partnership manager, has been awarded an Area Commander’s Commendation, an award which recognises those who go above and beyond in their jobs to benefit the local community.

Garry was awarded his commendation by Area Commander, Superintendent Sarah Grahame at a ceremony at Slough and Eton School on April 30.

Garry was commended ‘for his professionalism and integrity by providing a high quality of service to the local policing area. He has worked tirelessly planning, developing and supporting peers, colleagues and the senior management team from across the Safer Slough Partnership.’

It goes on to say, ‘his actions are in the highest traditions of the public service demonstrating professionalism, courage and selflessness, and reflect the principles of the code of ethics.’

Garry said: “While this award recognises my contribution to our partnership work in Slough, I would like to acknowledge that community safety is a team effort, with much of the work we do happening behind the scenes. So thank you to all who contribute and I am really pleased to receive this commendation”

Cllr Pavitar K Mann, cabinet member for regulation and consumer protection, said: “This commendation is extremely well deserved and I am really delighted for Garry and his team on the recognition of their hard work and tireless efforts.

“Having worked closely with Garry, it is abundantly clear that he has made a huge contribution to the council and the Safer Slough Partnership over the past few years and I thank him for his hard work and dedication to community safety in Slough.”