Mayor Dyer joined City Commissioners and Orlando Police Chief John Mina on February 4 to recognize the commitment and dedication of the Neighborhood Watch Block Captains at the annual Neighborhood Watch Leader’s Forum.
Currently 900 block captains have partnered with the Orlando Police Department to help keep Orlando neighborhoods safe.
During the event at Leu Gardens, six individuals were recognized as Block Captains of the Year:
• Joe Dexter, District 1
• Steve Hawkins, District 2
• Carmen Gibson, District 3
• Genie Tuten, District 4
• April Spooney, District 5
• Mary Dickson, District 6
One neighborhood was honored as the Neighborhood Watch of the Year:
• Rock Lake