On February 19, 2016 Oak Lawn Police Officer Kyle Rodriguez received the Oak lawn Police Department Club’s Murdoch Award (Officer of the Year) for numerous examples of his outstanding Police Work in 2015. The Award is named after Officer John Murdoch who died after being stuck by a contaminated needle during the performance of his duties in the mid-Eighties.
"This young man's dedication and professionalism is truly an inspiration. I would like to give him a heartfelt thank you for his service above and beyond on behalf of residents.”-Mayor Sandra Bury.
*Photograph: Oak Lawn Police Chief Michael Murray (Left) and Officer Kyle Rodriguez (Right