Here we have another fine example of the great people in our community. Not only the achievements of Sgt. Spahr but also the VFW for recognizing it. What a great city we live in here.
Police Sgt. Zach Spahr was honored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4180 Thursday during the Post’s annual Public Safety Awards ceremony for his outstanding service providing public safety for the city.
Spahr has been a member of the Snellville Police Department since 2006. Prior to joining the SPD, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps from October 2002 to October 2006 in and the Georgia Army National Guard from July 2007 to July 2013.
Spahr’s military service included the following recognition / awards:
-Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Valor Device
-Two Army Achievement Medals
-Two Army Commendation Medals
-Combat Infantry Badge
-Operation Iraqi Freedom Medal
-Operation Enduring Freedom Medal
-Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
-Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
-Humanitarian Service Medal
-Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
-National Defense Medal
-Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
-Overseas Service Ribbon
While Spahr has been serving the SPD, he has been assigned to both the Uniform Patrol Division as well as the Criminal Investigations Division. He is a department Training Officer, member of the Honor Guard, Team Leader for the department’s Special Response Team and was named Supervisor of the Year in 2014.
Spahr was nominated by Chief Roy Whitehead for the VFW Public Safety Award based on his distinguished service to both the city and country.
Snellville Police Department Sgt. Zach Spahr was honored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4180 Thursday during the Post’s annual Public Safety Awards ceremony for his outstanding service providing public safety for the city. From left is Spahr and Post Junior Vice Commander Bob Varone.