Glenn Goodman Award
In June 1992, Special Constable Glenn Goodman was tragically shot dead by an IRA gunman, whilst on duty in Tadcaster. Each year, in honour of their son’s memory, Glenn’s parents award a trophy to an outstanding Special Constable, one of North Yorkshire Police’s premier honours.
2017 Recipient of the Glenn Goodman Award – Special Sergeant Phil Brette
This year’s winner of the Glenn Goodman Award is Special Sergeant Phillip Brette for his exemplary work on Operation Ferox.
Criminals do not recognise geographical boundaries – so the ability to forge effective collaborations across different organisations and areas can be a vital part of tackling crime.
Special Sergeant Brette played a key role in the development of Operation Ferox – an intelligence led campaign to pursue and disrupt travelling criminals who come into our county from Cleveland and Durham, to prey on North Yorkshire’s rural communities.
Linking closely with local officers, Specials Sergeant Brette has helped to build up the intelligence picture, plan patrol strategies, organise staffing and transport, and deliver operational briefings.
In particular, he has forged strong links with Specials in Durham Constabulary, finding ways for the two forces to work successfully together on joint operations to deter and prevent criminal behaviour through good local police work.