HAPCOA 2017 AWARD RECIPIENTS

HAPCOA Harris Communication Systems Technology Award (first year awarded)

Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) – Joint Child Crimes Joint Task Force 

HAPCOA Bronze Medal for Community Service

Chief of Police Teresa Ramon, Judson Independent School District
San Antonio, TX 

Eddie Lopez, President, Spanish American Law Enforcement Association
Philadelphia, PA

US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG), Miami and San Juan - Hurricaine Task Force 

HAPCOA Silver Medal for Meritorious Conduct

Commissioner Ovido Fuentes Conception, Director – DIASP
Panama City, Panama

Esteban Blis, SSGT (retired) US Army & Sgt at Arms HAPCOA Panama Chapter
Panama City, Panama

Chief of Police Paul J. Chapa, Trinity University Police Department
San Antonio, TX 

HAPCOA Gold Medal of Valor

Sgt Steve Perez, Houston Police Department
Houston, TX

Officer Greggory Casillas, Pasadena Police Department
Pasadena, CA 

HAPCOA Aguila Statue Award

Chief Roberto Hylton
Senior Law Enforcement Advisor to Administrator of the
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Washington, DC

HAPCOA 2016 AWARD RCEIPIENTS

HAPCOA Bronze Medal for Community Service

Agregados de Policia de America Latina America en Washington – APALA
(Association of Police Attaches from Latin America in Washington DC)

HAPCOA Silver Medal for Meritorious Conduct

Kareen Flax, Special Agent, Social Security Administration
Orlando, FL

Francisco J. Garcia, Postal Inspector, US Postal Inspection Service
San Francisco, CA.

Javier “Rick” Montero, Special Agent, Social Security Administration
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

HAPCOA Gold Medal of Valor (not issued in 2016, instead Aguila Azul was awarded)

HAPCOA Aguila Azul Award

Dallas Police Department

Dallas Area Rapid Transit Police Department

East Baton Rouge Sheriffs Office

Baton Rouge Police Department

HAPCOA Aguila Statue Award

Rodrick Allison, Assistant Administrator/Director of Federal Air Marshal Service
Washington, DC

Richard Barrantez, Assistant Sheriff, Los Angeles Sheriffs Department
Los Angeles, CA

HAPCOA 2015 Award Recipients

HAPCOA Bronze Medal for Community Service:

US Embassy Panama HAPCOA Chapter
Panama City, Panama 

Richard Perez
Assistant Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge
TSA/Federal Air Marshal Service
Dallas Field Office, Dallas, Texas

HAPCOA Silver Medal for Meritorious Conduct:

David A. Montoya - Inspector General
Office of Inspector General (OIG)
US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Washington, DC

Miguel E. Montalvo
Postal Inspector
US Postal Inspection Service
San Francisco Division

Marisela “Mari” Nash
Assistant Special Agent In Charge
Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS)
Executive Assistant Director, Pacific, San Diego CA

HAPCOA Gold Medal of Valor:

Cindy Hernandez & Michele Avila
Deputy Sheriffs
Bexar County Sheriffs Office, Bexar County, TX


HAPCOA Aguila Statue Award

Bernardo Matias “Mat” Perez
Special Agent in Charge
Federal Bureau of Investigations (retired)

             

HAPCOA 2014 Award Recipients

HAPCOA Bronze Medal for Community Service:

The Hispanic National Law Enforcement Association (HNLEA)
Prince Georges County Police Department, MD

HAPCOA Silver Medal for Meritorious Conduct:

Special Agent Carlos M. Castro
Naval Criminal Investigative Service
Camp Lejeune, NC

Inspector Derek Martinez
United States Postal Inspection Service
New York City, NY

HAPCOA Gold Medal of Valor:

Ann Marie Carrizales
Police Officer
Stafford Police Department
Stafford, Texas

HAPCOA Aguila Statue Award

Art Acevedo
Chief of Police
Austin Police Department
Austin, Texas

 

HAPCOA 2013 Award Recipients

HAPCOA Bronze Medal for Community Service:

Tony Cox, Special Agent in Charge, Hawaii Field Office, Naval Criminal Investigative Service

Air Force Office of Special Investigations, 2nd Field Investigations Region
Operating Location-Bravo

Air Force Office of Special Investigations, 6th Field Investigations Squadron (FIS),
Yokota Air Force Base, Japan
 

HAPCOA Silver Medal for Meritorious Conduct:

George A. Rodriguez
HAPCOA National President (1993-1994)
Posthumous Award

David Ortega
Air Force Office of Special Investigations
Kandahar, Afghanistan

Maria del Carmen Perez
Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge
Miami Field Office
Miami, FL

Juan Vargas
Otto Fernandez
Delfin Alvarez
US Postal Inspection Service
Miami, FL
 

HAPCOA Gold Medal of Valor:

Lisa Castellano
Sergeant
Bexar County Sheriffs Office
San Antonio, TX

Jesse Balderamas
Corporal
Selma Police Department
Selma, Texas
 

HAPCOA Aguila Statue Award

Jose "Joe" Banales
Assistant Chief of Police
San Antonio Police Department
San Antonio, TX

 

2012 Aguila Award

Victor Erevia, Special Agent in Charge, Presidential Protection Division - United States Secret Service -- Aguila Statue award for Law Enforcement/ Criminal JusticeSA Christian Rivera-- Gold Medal of Valor

2011 Aguila Award

Mark D. Clookie, Director of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) -- Aguila Statue award for Law Enforcement/ Criminal Justice 


Special Agent Michael L. Connelly AFOSI--- Medal of Meritorious Service
Sgt. Kenneth Vann --Medal of Valor- Posthumous

2010 Aguila Award

Ambassador Oliver P. Garza was awarded the Law Enforcement Justice Agency Aguila Award for his dedication to country, law enforcement, and his community at large, and for exhibiting professionalism and courage beyond the call of duty.

2010 HAPCOA Medals Awards

Medal for Meritorious Service: 

Air Force Office of special Investigations Special Agent Manuel Fajin 

Medal for Community Service: 

Air Force Office of special Investigations Special Agent Tracy Tellyer 


2009 Award Recipients

The following awards were bestowed at the 36th Annual National Training Conferencein New Orleans, Louisiana:

HAPCOA Aguila Awards
Community Service - San Antonio Chapter
Law Enforcement - Pete Garcia, San Antonio Police Department
Silver Medal for Meritorious Conduct - Albert Arias, US Marshals Service

2008 Award Recipients

The following awards were bestowed at the 35th Annual National Training Conference in San Diego, California.

HAPCOA Aguila Awards
Law Enforcement/Criminal Justice Award - Antonio Amador
GIL POMPA Special Recognition - Francine Carrasco de Spada
HAPCOA Meritorious Service Medals
Noel Zuniga, NCIS
Jason Henderson, NCIS
Sarah L. Garcia, AFOSI
Marta Rodriguez, AFOSI
Janice Rodriguez, AFOSI
Jose Martinez, AFOSI