MIAMI, Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami native and grateful citizen Dr. Mark Cereceda accepted an appreciation award from the City of West Miami Police Department on Wednesday night. The award comes in the wake of a donation for bullet-proof tactical vests to the department.
This award reflects the gratitude of the department for Dr. Cereceda's generosity, as they plan on implementing these new vests in the field to help protect the lives of countless officers across the city. This much-needed donation will go far in the fight against violence and crime in the community.
Dr. Cereceda said, "As a long time resident and West-Miami native, I cannot tell you how much I truly appreciate all that you officers do for our community. May these vests protect you and allow you to continue in your mission of keeping our streets safe, and loyally serving our community."
Watch the award ceremony as seen on NBC 6 and Telemundo.