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December Officer of the Month – Senior Corporal Ira Carter

On December 3, 2019, Senior Corporal Ira Carter, #8420, was awarded December’s Officer of the Month by the Dallas Community Police Awards Committee.  A dinner ceremony was held in his honor at the Park City Club.

Senior Corporal Ira Carter is a 16-year veteran of the Department and is currently assigned in the Dallas Police Department’s Traffic Unit.  His supervisor, Sergeant James Rose, nominated Senior Corporal Carter for this award mainly in part for his outstanding work performance and positive attitude.

Sergeant Rose stated, “Senior Corporal Carter is a prime example of what a motor officer should be and leads by example as a 16-year veteran of the Department.” He is the president of the Grand Prairie Youth Football & Cheerleading League with 1,200 kids, 16 board members and 200 coaches.  He volunteers about 25 hours a week and donates his time  to those who cannot afford to pay.  Senior Corporal Carter also teaches at the Caruth Police Institute and at the Police Academy.

Thank you, Senior Corporal Ira Carter, for your outstanding police performance, hard work and dedication that has earned you December’s Officer of the Month.