Thursday evening, Dec. 11, the Lodi Police Partners and their families and friends were presented with a beautiful, black-tie, sit-down Christmas dinner at Hutchins Street Square.
The evening was planned and prepared by management analyst Jeanie Biskup and Crime Prevention Officer Andrea Patterson to celebrate the Partners' 15 years of service to the police department and the community.
This unforgettable evening was opened with prayer given by Partner Chaplin Barbara Taylor.
The food was outstanding, cooked and served by Capt. Gary Benincasa, Lt. Bryan Noblett, retired Lt. Chet Somera, Sgt. Tod Patterson, Det. Lee Patterson, Animal Services Supervisor Dianne Barney, Community Improvement Supervisor, Jamie Aldred, dispacher/jailer Kim Van Tassel, management Analyst Jeanie Biskup and Crime Prevention Officer Andrea Patterson.
Each table was decorated in black and gold, with candles displayed under glass. Goldwrapped candy and Lodi wines were also present at the tables. Gifts and awards were given out and entertainment was provided by the Campbell Creek Gang, a local western music band. The evening ended with beautiful cakes donated by Mr. and Mrs. Freeman.
The Lodi Police Partners would like to say thank you to everyone who was responsible for all the planning and preparation that went into making this evening beautiful and unforgettable. We felt very special.
Lodi Police Partner