Sergeant Eugene Ortega, and Sergeant Michael Martinez were presented with certificates of appreciation at the last Monte Vista City Council meeting. They were both recognized for their exemplary service to the citizens of Monte Vista during the period of April 1 to May 31, 2020. During this time they managed the police department in the absence of a police chief and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Monte Vista Police Officer David Pino received a promotion to Corporal and was sworn in at the last City Council meeting. Police Chief George Dingfelder shakes Pino’s hand as he is presented with a certificate.