On Tuesday, January 29, 2013, the Neighborhood Watch Associations from Ocean City gathered at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in the new Bay front Ballroom for their annual “Officer of the Year” recognition dinner. Nearly 170 guests attended the event, including Council President Lloyd Martin, Council Secretary Mary Knight, Council Member Margaret Pillas, Council Member Dough Cymek, Council member Dennis Dare and Council Member Joe Mitrecic. Also in attendance were OCPD employees, Ocean City residents and members of the eight Neighborhood Watch Associations in Ocean City, which consist of the Boardwalk Association, Bayshore Drive Association, Caine Keys II Association, Caine Woods Association, Edgewater Avenue Association, Little Salisbury Association, Montego Bay Association and Sundowner Park Association.
Ocean City Police Officer First Class (PFC) Christopher Snyder was selected to be the honorable recipient of the prestigious Ocean City Neighborhood Watch Association’s 2012 “Officer of the Year” award. Also nominated for the 2012 “Officer of the Year” award were Ocean City Police Detective First Class (DFC) Kyle Murray, PFC Daniel Jacobs, Corporal James Runkles, PFC Kevin Flower, and Corporal Rick Wawrzeniak.