Dallas Rotary Club of Dallas and Safer Dallas Host 8th Annual Public Recognition Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at 11:30 a.m., the Rotary Club of Dallas and Safer Dallas hosted the 8th Annual Public Recognition Awards Ceremony.  The ceremony was held at the Bank of America Plaza inside The City Club, located at 901 Main Street, #6900, on the 69th floor. 

This year’s honorees were Dallas Police Department Lieutenant Sally Lannom, who received the Distinguished Service Award and ACT, and Founder Reid Porter, who received  the Public Safety Leader Award.


Lieutenant Sally Lannom was recogonized for the hard work she has demonstrated throughout her career with the Dallas Police Department. Lieutenant Lannom joined the Department in 1983 and was a Field Training Officer for 6 years, later she worked the Gang Unit and now oversees the Youth Operations Unit. She helped create the Dallas County Juvenile Information System, an application that allowed  police departments, school districts, juvenile courts, and other entities to access information regarding juvenile offenders. JIS has become the basis for a statewide juvenile information system that recently came online. Lieutenant Lannom has also distinguished herself in many other areas of service.

Interim Chief of Police David Pughes was in attendance, along with various Command Staff Members and several of Lieutenant Lannom’s troops.  The Department would like to congratulate Lieutenant Lannom for her hard work and continued dedication to service.  We would also like to thank the Rotary Club of Dallas and Safer Dallas Better Dallas for recognizing the men and women of the Dallas Police Department and their commitment to serve.