PCYC Queensland presents Community Service Award to QPS graduate

Sponsored by PCYC Queensland, the Community Service Award is presented to Queensland Police Service (QPS) graduates of each intake who display outstanding commitment through their involvement in youth activities, enhancing public safety and exemplary service to the community.

The latest graduate to be awarded the Community Service Award, and the only graduate of her intake of 84 recruits, Constable Caitlin Russell-Ahern received the award for contributing the maximum number of community service hours at several events.

Constable Russell-Ahern was delighted to receive the award at PCYC Fortitude Valley, presented to her by PCYC State Coordinator Inspector Brett Barber and PCYC Queensland Board Chair Dr Cassandra Cross.

“I am pleased to receive the Community Service Award for supporting events in my community,” said Constable Russell-Ahern.

“I enjoy engaging with the community, talking to patrons, being a friendly presence and working alongside other officers, and I also volunteer for the SES,” she said.

“I am excited to be stationed at the iconic Fortitude Valley Police Station, and I’m looking forward to training in the amazing gym here at PCYC Fortitude Valley!”