Clifton Bartelt

Clifton Bartelt
Patrolman, Aurora (IL) Police Department

Officer Bartelt became a Officer with the Aurora Police Department on October 26,1970. He served in the following Divisions: Patrol-Investigations and Property Officer in control of evidence for the Department.

At the time of this commendation he was assigned to the 7am-3pm Patrol Shift of the Bureau of Community Policing.

Officer Bartelt is to be commended for his outstanding work as the walking man for District 1 downtown business district. Officer Bartelt has created a high profile presence in the business area and has established a liaison with the downtown merchants. He has worked with other divisions in the Department to address problems and work on long-term solutions and has conscientiously followed up to make sure that the plans were implemented.

Because of his work and devotion to duty, the Department continues to enjoy a positive image with the downtown merchants.

Additionally, many merchants have contacted the Aurora Police Department to express their appreciation for the work that he has done.

His actions are a display of his commitment to the Aurora Police Department’s community oriented policing philosophy, the citizens of Aurora and our Mission Statement.

Chief David Stover Aurora Police Department (April 1993)

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