Last night, May 13, 2019, the Dallas Community Police Awards Committee recognized Senior Corporal Yvonne Abrom, #6743, as May’s Officer of the Month. A ceremony was held in her honor at the White Rock United Methodist Church located at 1450 Olgate Lane, Dallas, Texas.
Family, friends, and coworkers came out in numbers to show their support and expressed appreciation for the hard working and compassionate 27-year veteran. “Senior Corporal Abrom is organized, self-sufficient, extremely competent, and very patient” so said Sergeant Vita Choice, Yvonne’s supervisor. Sergeant Choice further stated that Senior Corporal Abrom was very dependable, honest and a hard-working individual. Senior Corporal Abrom has an excellent rapport with people of all ages and a strong passion for giving back to the community. She currently volunteers with the Dallas Police Athletic League (PAL) and is an instructor for the Blue in the School program. During her off time, the former military veteran assist as a Youth Counselor at her church, Kingdom of Christ Ministries.
Senior Corporal Abrom is a role model for many to follow and admire. “You will find that she is a valuable asset to this Department and displays a deep passion to Pay it Forward to her community” – Sergeant Vita Choice.
Thank you, Senior Corporal Abrom, for bringing great credit to yourself and the Dallas Police Department.
Every month the Dallas Community Police Awards Committee recognizes and honors one Dallas Police officer for their exemplary performance and civic involvement. Officers are recognized with a luncheon or dinner held in their honor and awarded an Officer of the Month plaque, Officer of the Month bar to be worn on their uniform, and other gifts. An Officer of the Year is selected from the twelve awardees and provided additional recognition and gifts at a luncheon held in the officer’s honor.
Officer of the Month is an excellent way for supervisors to recognize the hard work and dedication of their employees. Nominations should be addressed to the Dallas Community Police Awards Committee and submitted to Sheree Salter in the Personnel and Support Bureau. For any questions, please contact Sheree Salter at 214-671-4447.