The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands presented its Quarterly Police and Fire Rescue Department awards on September 25th. Club Community Service Director, Chuck Curtiss, presented the Police award to Officer Ashly Carrillo. He is a Texas A&M graduate (2003). He joined the Dallas Police Department in 2006. He is assigned to the Northeast Substation where he has been involved in several units. Deputy Chief Andrew Acord specifically cited Officer Carrillo for his work as an area intelligence specialist. He is married to wife, Rachel, and has one daughter.
The Fire Rescue Department Award was presented to Driver Engineer and Paramedic Joseph Martinez who is assigned to Fire Station No 28 on Greenville Ave. He has been with the department for 10 years and also serves on the Texas Task Force as a swift water rescue specialist. Captain Skip Connors cited him for his dedication and his willingness to learn. He grew up in Lake Highlands and attended Bishop Lynch High School.
Both received plaques and a cash award.