Nearly 50 officers were honored today at the Utica Police Department's 88th annual Awards Ceremony at the Radisson Hotel in Utica.

Chief Mark Williams says it's a chance to recognize the officers for the outstanding police work they've done over the last year.

The following is the list of officers and the awards they received:

Honorable Service Award

Acquaviva-Cinque, Officer Shannon
Amerosa, Investigator Joseph
Austin, Officer Joshua
Bansner, Lieutenant Brian
Basler, Officer Dennis
Bruzzese, Officer Frederick
Bubnis, Officer Sean
Castilla, Officer Alexander
D’Ambro, Lieutenant Michael
Dare, Investigator Joseph
Desens, Officer David
Donaldson, Officer Aaron
Dongsavanh, Officer Jimmy
Duval, Officer Todd
Femia, Officer James
Fields, Sergeant Mark
Fitzgerald, Officer James
French, Sergeant Brian
Funicello, Officer Angela
Goldstein, Sergeant Charles
Gymburch, Officer Abby
Hartnett, Officer Robert
Holt, Lieutenant James
Howe, Officer Adam
Mahay, Officer Michael
Moore, Investigator Timothy
Nicholson-Scully, Investigator Tricia
Paladino, Investigator Paul
Paladino, Investigator Peter
Palmer, Officer Marc
Parkosewich, Officer Charles
Penree, Officer Jacob
Phillips, Sergeant Keith
Scarchilli, Sergeant Frank
Scorzafava, Officer Eric
Tartaglia III, Officer Michael
Weir, Officer Eric
West, Officer Patrick
White, Officer Eric

Meritorious Service Award

Dewey, Officer Paul

Exceptional Duty Award

Bajrektarevic, Officer Dzevad
Berger, Sergeant Scott
Bruzzese, Officer Frederick
Bubnis, Officer Sean
Dewey, Officer Paul
Harrington, Officer Joshua
Mahay, Officer Michael
Mowers, Officer Tyler
Murphy, Officer Patrick
Scarchilli, Sergeant Frank
Seferagic, Officer Serif

Lifesaving Award

Palmer, Officer Marc

Unit Citation Award

Tactical Unit

Bansner, Lieutenant Brian
Bubnis, Officer Sean
Desens, Officer David
Donaldson, Officer Aaron
Gymburch, Officer Daniel
Hartnett, Officer Robert
Holt, Sergeant James

Superior Officer of the Year Award

Selimovic, Sergeant Edin

Jim Rondenelli, WIBX