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Palmer Elks name CO II Mike Canada as ‘Officer of the Year’

Mike Canada

Palmer Correctional Center CO II Mike Canada

Correctional Officer Mike Canada has received the 2012 “Officer of the Year” award given annually by Palmer Elk’s Lodge 1842. He was nominated by his peers at Palmer Correctional Center. In nominating Officer Canada, a coworker wrote: “Officer Mike Canada exemplifies professionalism, dedication to duty, flexibility and attention to detail, all hallmarks of a good officer. Officer Canada has always demonstrated the highest level of integrity in all his duties and at all times has a great attitude. He has modeled flexibility in his readiness to accept and excel in all his assignments. Officer Canada is the type of officer that can be depended on no matter the duty, situation or emergency. Officer Canada models the type of professionalism we should all aspire to and has been a highly valued member of every team in which he has been involved. The field of corrections and Palmer Correctional Center are better for having Officer Canada within their ranks.”