RECOGNITION AWARDS

 

RECOGNITION AWARDS PAGE INDEX

Hector Jordan Lifetime Achievement Award  |  Irma Ruiz Award of Valor  |
Merit Award  |  Community Service Award  |  Nueva Generacion Award  |
Presidents Award  |  Scholarship Award  |  Other Awards  |
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Hector Jordan Lifetime Achievement Award

HISLEA immortalizes Hector Jordan through the annual presentation of this Award at our recognition banquet.  It is presented to the one individual who through the course of his/her duties has continuously lived up to the spirit and values of HISLEA.  The award is in recognition for a lifetime of bravery, or a single act for which one might deserve recognition for a lifetime of contribution, sacrifice and perseverance against odds which most of us never overcome.

Hector Jordan Lifetime Achievement Award Ribbon

 

PAST AWARD RECIPIENTS

2009 - Luis Davila, ~RETIRED~ Lieutenant, Illinois State PSU
2008 - Patrick Perez, Sheriff, Kane County Sheriff's Office
2007 - Jack Garcia, Deputy Director, Illinois State Police
2006 - Anthony Iniquez, Superintendent, Cicero Police Department
2006 - Frank Limon, Chief, Chicago Police Department, Organized Crime
2005 - Herman Davila, ~RETIRED~ Lieutenant, Illinois State Police, Protective Service Unit / Central Management Services Police Department
2004 - Ignacio "Joe" Pena, Chief Of Police, East Dundee Police Department
2003 - Louis Quijas, Assistant Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation
2002 - Ernest Hernandez, Deputy Chief, Detective Division, Chicago Police Department
2001 - Miguel Juarez, Chief of Police, Waukegan Police Department
2000 - Felipe Sanchez, United States Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois
1999 - Joeseph A. DeLopez, Deputy Superintendent, Chicago Police Department
1998 - Earl Hernandez, Deputy Director, Illinois State Police 
1997 - Luis C. Tigera, Master Sergeant, Illinois State Police
1996 - Mike Nila, Captain, Aurora Police Department
1995 - No Recipient
1994 - Jose Velez, Commander, Chicago Police Department
1993 - Carlos D. Hevia, Captain, Illinois State Police
1992 - Matt L. Rodriguez, Superintendent, Chicago Police Department
1991 - Nick Navarro, Sheriff, Broward County, Florida
1990 - Dr Guzman, Illinois State Police
1987 - Pete Perez, Aurora Police Department
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Irma Ruiz Award of Valor

This award is presented to individuals whom have exhibited a selfless act of heroism in the line of duty

Irma Ruiz Award of Valor Ribbon

 

AWARD RECIPIENTS

2009 - No Recipient
2008 - No Recipient
2007 - Michael J. Chuchro, Police Officer, Chicago Police Department
2007 - Thomas McNichols, Police Officer, Chicago Police Department
2007 - David Leuzzi, Police Officer, Cicero Police Department
2007 - Juan Soto, Police Officer, Cicero Police Department
2006 - Eric Solorio, (Posthumously) Police Officer, Chicago Police Department
2005 - Victor Perez, Police Officer, Chicago Police Department
2005 - Michael Papin, Police Officer, Chicago Police Department
2005 - Joel Gomez, Sergeant, United States Army
2004 - Juan Aceves, Police Officer, Chicago Police Department
2003 - Marcos Olaniel, Special Agent, Drug Enforcement Agency
2002 - Alvin Perez, (Posthumously) Police Detective, Bellwood Police Department
2002 - Donald Marquez, (Posthumously) Patrolman, Chicago Police Department
2002 - Santiago Lopez, Police Officer, Waukegan Police Department
2001 - Julio Vargas, Police Officer, Illinois Secretary of State Police & Illinois Police Reserves
2000 - Miguel Cabrales, Patrolman, Chicago Police Department, 2nd District
2000 - Roberta Vargas, Patrolman, Chicago Police Department 12th District
1999 - Angel Colon, Police Officer, State of Illinois CMS Police
1999 - Herman Davila, Police Officer, State of Illinois CMS Police
1999 - Nelson Velasquez, Police Officer, Illinois Secretary of State Police
1998 - John Marcano, Police Officer, Harvey Police Department
1997 - David Garcia, Patrolman, Chicago Police Department
1997 - Anthony Samfay, Police Officer, Kankakee Police Department (Posthumously)
1996 - Jimmy Ramirez, Police Officer, State of Illinois CMS Police
1995 - Rigoberto Montes, Trooper, Illinois State Police
1995 - Rommel, Trooper, Illinois State Police
1994 - To Be Announced
1993 - Edwin Reyes, Trooper, Illinois State Police
1993 - Hugh J. Cahill
1993 - Raul A. Flores
1993 - Adnardo Gutierrez
1993 - Jorge Maysonet
1992 - Enrique Morales, Police Officer, Evanston Police Department
1991 - Job Hernandez, Police Officer, Chicago Police Department
1991 - George Sperekas, Police Officer, Chicago Police Department
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Merit Award

This award is presented to individuals who, through their leadership, commitment and dedication to their profession, have made great contributions toward the advancement of Hispanics and serve as positive role models.

Merit Award Ribbon

 

AWARD RECIPIENTS

2009 - Gilberto Gutierrez, Special Agent, Illinois State Police
2009 - Mario Elias, Detective, Elgin Police Department / DEA Task Force
2008 - Rafael Osorio, Detective, DuPage County Sheriff's Office
2008 - Waldemar Cruz, Sergeant, Cicero Police Department
2008 - Arturo DeLa Fuente, Police Officer, Cicero Police Department
2007 - Rolando Hernandez, Deputy Superintendent, Cicero Police Department
2006 - Jose Camacho, Master Sergeant, Illinois State Police
2005 - Rolando Matos, Sergeant, Illinois State Police
2005 - Anthony Garcia, Police Officer, University of Illinois at Chicago Police Department
2005 - Anthony Ceja, Lieutenant, Chicago Police Department
2005 - Augustina Gonzalez-Brennan, Sergeant, Chicago Police Department
2004 - Lisette Mojica, Assistant States Attorney, Cook County States Attorney's Office
2004 - Luis Molina, Police Officer, Chicago Police Department
2004 - Martin J. Torres, Police Officer, Chicago Police Department
2004 - Juan Valenzuela, Trooper, Illinois State Police
2004 - Brenda Viteri, Special Agent, Internal Revenue Service
2003 - Louis Estrada, Police Officer, Chicago Police Department
2003 - Maria Maher, Commander, Chicago Police Department
2003 - Chad Martinez, Trooper Illinois State Police
2003 - Rick Meza, Assistant State's Attorney, United State's Attorney's Office
2003 - Roland Rios, Police Officer, Chicago Police Department
2002 - Jose Garcia, Police Officer, Chicago Police Department
2002 - Luis Gutierrez, Trooper, Illinois State Police
2002 - Javier Martinez, Trooper, Illinois State Police
2001 - Yolanda Larson, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation Chicago
2001 - Joe Pavon, Detective, Chicago Police Department
2000 - Rolando Hernandez, Sergeant, State of Illinois CMS Police
2000 - Nelson Perez, Patrolman, Chicago Police Department, 14th District
2000 - Alex Rodriguez, Group Supervisor, Drug Enforcement Administration Chicago
1999 - Jose Camacho, Illinois State Police Criminal Conspiracy Group
1999 - Juan Gonzalez, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
1999 - Michael Gonzalez, Special Agent, U.S. Custom Service Chicago
1999 - Gus Meza, Special Agent, Immigration and Naturalization Service Chicago
1998 - Ricardo Pagan, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation Chicago
1998 - Noland Rivera, Patrolman, Chicago Police Department
1997 - Edwin Reyes, Trooper, Illinois State Police
1997 - Angel Sarabia, Police Officer, Cicero Police Department
1996 - Michael Perez, Police Officer, Aurora Police Department
1996 - Willie Miranda, Deputy Commander, Chicago Housing Authority Police
1995 - Oscar Aguilera, Detective, Chicago Police Department
1995 - Lou Alvarez, Special Agent, U.S. Custom Service Chicago
1995 - Ernesto Magana, Special Agent, U.S. Custom Service Chicago
1995 - Raleigh Lopez, Special Agent, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Chicago
1994 - To Be Announced
1993 - Fabio Calderon
1993 - Joseph Colon
1993 - Arturo Martinez
1993 - Rafael Tovar
1992 - Oscar Aguilera, Patrolman, Chicago Police Department
1992 - Miguel Santana, Deputy, Cook County Sheriff's Department
1991 - Guadalupe Aguilar-Sanchez, Special Agent, Drug Enforcement Agency Chicago
1991 - Juan De Leon, Trooper, Illinois State Police
1991 - Luis Dominguez, Police Officer, Bridgeview Police Department
1991 - Alfedo Ibanez, Trooper, Illinois State Police
1991 - Arturo Martinez, Sheriff's Deputy, Cook County Sheriff's Police Department
1991 - Rafael Tovar, Police Officer, Desplaines Police Department
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Community Service Award

This award is presented to individuals who, while maintaining exceptional on-the-job performance, have made a significant impact on the community through volunteerism.

Community Service Award Ribbon

 

AWARD RECIPIENTS

2009 - No Recipient
2008 - Carmen Flores-Rance, San Lucas Church
2007 - David Roldan, Investigator, Illinois Attorney General's Office
2006 - No Recipient
2005 - Elizabeth Ronderos, Police Officer, Skokie Police Department
2004 - Victor Estremera, Police Officer, Waukegan Police Department
2003 - David Roldan - Investigator, Illinois State's Attorney's Office
2002 - Ignacio "Joe" Pe˝a, Chief of Police, East Dundee Police Department
2001 - Angela Alonzo-O˝ate, Special Agent, Immigration and Naturalization Service Chicago
2001 - Marilyn Rivera, Supervisor Crime Victims Compensation Bureau, Office of the Attorney General, State of Illinois

2000 - Cesar "Chico" Velasquez, Round Lake Police Department

2000 - Chris Zorich Foundation

1999 - No Recipient
1998 - Edwin Reyes, Trooper, Illinois State Police
1997 - No Recipient
1996 - Pete Almedia, Police Officer, Elgin Police Department
1996 - Yolanda Marino Fonseca, Cook County Department of Public Health
1996 - Ana Celia Velasco, Illinois Department of Transportation
1995 - Peter Garza,, Investigator, Cook County State's Attorney Investigations
1995 - Eddie Gonzalez, Trooper, Illinois State Police
1995 - Oscar Luciano, Sheriff's Deputy, Cook County Sheriff's Police
1995 - Rigoberto Montes, Trooper, Illinois State Police
1995 - Victor M. Valdez, Master Sergeant, Illinois State Police
1994 - To Be Announced
1993 - Ed Gomez, Truck Tire Sales
1993 - United States Marines, Toy's For Tots
1992 - Adrienne Montecinos, Trooper, Illinois State Police
1992 - Jorge Rodriguez, Police Officer, City of Chicago Aviation Police

1991 - Pete Alemeida, Elgin Police Department

1991 - Charlie Hernandez, Lieutenant, Cicero Police Department

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Nueva Generacion Award

This award is presented to individuals whom have four or less years of sworn experience and, through their leadership commitment and dedication to their profession, have made great contributions to law enforcement and the community, and serve as positive role models.

Nueva Generacion Award Ribbon

 

AWARD RECIPIENTS

2009 - Christian Moreno, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
2008 - Hector Alejandre, Trooper, Illinois State Police
2007 - No Recipient
2006 - Larissa Camacho, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
2005 - Lia Posada, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
2004 - Sergio Valdez, Police Officer, Chicago Police Department
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Presidents Award

This award is presented to those individuals whom the president of HISLEA, in his official capacity, feels it necessary that the recognition of an individual for outstanding efforts in supporting HISLEA and its mission shall be recognized.

Presidents Award Ribbon

 

AWARD RECIPIENTS

2009 - Andrew Velasquez III, Director, Illinois Emergency Management Agency / Illinois Homeland Security
2008 - William Delgado, Senator, State of Illinois - 2nd District
2007 - Larry Dominick, Cicero Town President
2006 - Larry G. Trent, Director, Illinois State Police
2005 - Sandra Flores, Associate Member, HISLEA
2004 - Isaiah D. Vega, Trooper, Illinois State Police
2003 - Luis Gutierrez, Trooper, Illinois State Police
2003 - Billy McFall, Ala Cart Entertainment
2002 - No Recipient
2001 - Michael J. Chuchro, Patrolman, Chicago Police Department, 20th District
2001 - Richard A. Devine, Cook County State's Attorney
2000 - Angelo Torres, City of Chicago Mayors Office
1999 - Luis Gutierrez, Trooper, Illinois State Police
1998 - Herman R. Davila, Police Officer, State of Illinois CMS Police
1998 - Pete Garcia, Trooper, Illinois State Police
1998 - Victor Valdez, Trooper, Illinois State Police
1997 - Nelson Velasquez, Police Officer, Illinois Secretary of State Police
1996 - Eddie Gonzalez, Trooper, Illinois State Police
1996 - Edwin Reyes, Trooper, Illinois State Police
1996 - Andrew Velasquez III, Patrolman, Chicago Police Department
1995 - Roy Benavidez, Master Sergeant, U.S. Army Special Forces (Retired)
1994 - Maria Kim Perez, Trooper, Illinois State Police
1993 - Jose J. Camacho
1993 - Los 4 Caminos
1993 - Grace Butera
1993 - Yasmine Winkler, Chicago HMO
1992 - Jose Jorge Jr., Porto Chico Inc.
1992 - Luis Tigera Sr., Luis Tigera Spanish Books
1992 - Jose Velez, Chicago Police Department
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Scholarship Award

AWARD RECIPIENTS

2009Elissa A. Lopez, Northern Illinois University
2009 - Rafael A. Rivera, St. Joseph Seminary of Loyola University
2009 - Marisol Rodriguez, Dominican University
2009 - Nicole C. Sandoval, DePaul University
2009 - Bianca C. Serrato, University of Illinois at Champaign
2009 - Zachary P. Tigera, University of Illinois at Champaign
2008Jose Careaga, St. Joseph Seminary of Loyola University
2008 - Natalia Granat, Moraine Valley College
2008 - Luis Gutierrez, St. Joseph Seminary of Loyola University
2008 - Edmanual Lopez, Harrington College of Design
2008 - Aces Illiana Rodriguez, St. Joseph College
2008 - Zachary P. Tigera, University of Illinois at Champaign
2007 - Jose Coronel, St. Joseph Seminary of Loyola University
2007Victoria Garcia, Moraine Valley College
2007Concepcion M. Linares, University of Illinois at Champaign
2007Robert Mercado, St. Joseph Seminary of Loyola University
2007Marilis Ramos, University of Illinois at Champaign
2007Janet Del Real, University of Illinois at Chicago
2007Angel David Roldan, Northeastern Illinois University
2007Martha Soto, DePaul University
2006 - Jennifer Bresnahan, Western Illinois University
2006 - Angel Luis Cabrera, University of North Florida
2006 - Michael Chuchro, Robert Morris College
2006 - Michael Fernandez, DePaul University
2006 - Victor Jesus Garcia, University of Illinois at Chicago
2006 - Elissa A. Lopez, Northern Illinois University
2006 - Robert Mercado, St. Joseph Seminary of Loyola University
2006 - Carlos Enrique Minaya, St. Joseph Seminary of Loyola University
2006 - Victor Joseph Valdez, St. Joseph College, Indiana
2006 - Bradley Angelo Zamaro, St. Joseph Seminary of Loyola University
2005 - Alexander Alvarez, St. Joseph College Seminary / Loyola University at Chicago
2005 - Luis Tigera Jr., Carthage College
2005 - Dulce Rosario Ruiz, Waubonsee Community College
2005 - Carmine Cortes, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2004 - Marlene Bahena, University of Illinois at Chicago
2004 - Anastasia Cisneros-Frausto, University of Illinois at Chicago
2004 - Orquidia Diaz, Loyola University
2004 - Katherine Menendez, North Central College
2003 - Marlene Brito
2003 - Stephanie L. Ramirez
2003 - Erika Monique Trevino
2002 - Maria Edith Infante-Vargas
2002 - Damian Joseph Martinez
2002 - Joseph Anthony Martinez
2001 - Jessica Chaidez
2001 - Jacqueline Marrero
2001 - Salvador Reyes
2000 - Capricia Camacho
2000 - Maribel Martinez
2000 - Roberto Paredes
1999 - Sofia Mohammed Casta˝eda
1999 - Virginia Maria Guzman
1998 - Raymond Rodriguez
1998 - Yolanda Soto
1997 - Carmen C. Gomez
1997 - Tania Marie Osborne
1996 - Erica B. Jimenez
1995 - Oscar L. Aguilera
1995 - Joseph A. De La Garza
1994 - To Be Announced
1993 - Ilianna Hevia
1993 - Michael Mendez

1992 - Adelina Cardona

1992 - Jose L. Mendez
1992 - Lisette C. Mojica
1992 - Maria Xochy Ross
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Other Awards

Achievement Award

2001 - Anita Alvarez, Chief, Special Prosecutions Bureau Officer of the Cook County State's Attorney
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Appreciation Award

2009 - Larissa Camacho, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation Chicago
1998 - Angela Alonzo-O˝ate, Special Agent, Immigration and Naturalization Service Chicago
1998 - Katy Brusuelas, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation Chicago
1998 - Sonya Chavez, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation Chicago
1998 - Eduardo Santa Cruz, Police Officer, U.S. Postal Inspection Service Chicago
1998 - Luis Davila, Police Officer, State of Illinois CMS Police
1998 - George H. Ryan, Illinois Secretary of State
1998 - F.O.P. Lodge #72, State of Illinois CMS Police
1997 - Miguel Juarez, Deputy Chief, Waukegan Police Department
1997 - Edgar Lopez, State Representative, 4th District State of Illinois
1997 - William McFall III, Ala Cart Entertainment
1997 - Joseph Mario Moreno, Cook County Commissioner
1996 - Luis Davila, Police Officer, State of Illinois CMS Police
1996 - Luis Gutierrez, Congressman, U.S. Congress
1996 - Luis Puig, All Masonry
1995 - Frank Flores, Lieutenant, State of Illinois CMS Police
1995 - Pedro Morales, Goya Foods
1995 - Arturo Venegas, Chief, Sacramento Police Department
1993 - Rose Jennings, Assistant Director, State of Illinois CMS Police
1992 - Terrance W. Gainer, Director, Illinois State Police
1992 - Howard Peters III, Director, Illinois Department of Corrections
1992 - Joseph Vince Jr., Special Agent In Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation Chicago
1991 - Alberto Gomez, Latino Marketing Continental Airlines
1991 - Rose Munoz, Ramada Inn
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Certificate of Recognition
2006 - Anita Padilla, NBC 5 Chicago
1996 - Vilma Colon, Alderman, 35th Ward Chicago
1996 - Sonia Silva, State Representative, State of Illinois - 1st District
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Citizen's Award

2000 - Antonio Gonzalez
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Recognition Award
2009 - Charles E. Bruggleman, 1st Deputy Director, Illinois State Police
2001 - Corinne Wood, Lt. Governor, State of Illinois
1998 - Honorable Ruben Castillo, Judge, Northern District of Illinois
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