On Aug. 21, APD recognized Sgt. Brent Barbee as this year's Officer of the 2nd Quarter.
During the last quarter, Sgt. Barbee gave 32 presentations on a variety of topics with more than 600 people in attendance. He attended 21 events where he represented APD. And he additionally goes out of his way to help citizens, media and the department.
If a major event occurs in his evening/off hours, he will gather information from field sergeants to put out a nixle for the community.
"The level of professionalism portrayed of the Amarillo Police Department is greatly influenced by Sgt. Barbee's conscientious efforts in his on- and off-duty dedication to APD and the City of Amarillo," said Col. Kenneth Ferguson.
Furthermore, May of 2014, Sgt. Barbee received the Excellence Award presented by the Family Support Services of Amarillo for excellence in his professional, dedicated service to the Amarillo community.