At this June 1st 2015 ceremony the Middletown Police Department was recognized by the New England Association of Chiefs of Police (NEACOP) for their Community Policing initiatives. Chief Pesare accepted the award on behalf of the department from NEACOP President Chief Desmarais (Cumberland, RI) and NEACOP Executive Director Chief Coyle (North Attleboro, MA).

From left to right: Detective Kravhcuk, Chief Desmarais, Chief Pesare, and Chief Coyle