The 2016 SAAM Opening Ceremony was held at the West Palm Beach Police Department on Monday, April 11th.
There were numerous speakers, each bringing a powerful message about their interactions with victims. One of the common themes was the message to Start By Believing.
Palm Beach County Victim Services honored three officers who have gone above and beyond to assist with crime victims:
- PBSO’s Sergeant Thomas Fresneda
- Delray Beach’s Detective Joseph Hart
- Boynton Beach’s Detective Jill Raftery
Detective Raftery received the 2016 Officer of the Year Award