East Lampeter police officer honored
BY LYNN COMMERO, Correspondent
Officer Jonathan Werner has been recognized for a second time for his police work in East Lampeter Township.
Werner, a 15-year veteran of the forced, was named Officer of the Year in 2004.
Now, his fellow officers have chosen him again for the award.
At the March 4 supervisors' meeting, Werner received a plaque from Ken McCombs of the Bareville, Leola, Leacock Lions Club. The club has sponsored the award the past two years.
"I'm pretty honored to present him with this award," McCombs said. "It's great the Lions Club can help out in this fashion."
The club also has invited Werner and police Chief John Bowman to a dinner at an upcoming Lions Club meeting.
Werner is a graduate of Donegal High School and York College. He also served in the U.S. Naval Reserve and the Pennsylvania National Guard.
From 2007 to 2012 he served as a department DARE instructors.
In April 2005, he was presented with a Life Saving Award for administering CPR and reviving an unconscious person.