On July 29, 2014, Kerrville Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association (KCPAAA) Vice-President William “Bill” Cafferty was awarded the prestigious Bill Ennis Alumni Member of the Year award by the Texas Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association Board of Directors. The award was presented to Bill at the annual State Citizen Police Academy & Law Enforcement Training Conference, held in San Marcos, Texas, July 27-29.
Bill was recognized among the many nominations submitted by participating state-wide alumni associations for having initiated the most productive programs and activities, leadership and achievements impact, and continuity of support to enhance the citizen-police partnership, as measured by both actions and deeds during 2012-2013.
“This is an overwhelming honor, thank you!” said Bill, when accepting the award as he remained speechless thereafter.
The KCPAAA was created in 2006 and has grown from a very small cadre to over 90 members. KCPAAA volunteers are committed to making a positive difference in the Kerrville community by improving quality of life through safety & special assistance programs, and by supporting and promoting the mission of the Kerrville Police Department.
Chief John M. Young, Jr., said, “We are extremely proud of Bill Cafferty and all members of the alumni association for their contributions to the department and the city! They are a force multiplier that allows us to deliver quality service to our community.”