Stec Honors Local Law Enforcement Heroes at State Police's 46th Annual Superintendent's Commendation and Awards Day Ceremony

Senator Stec with Trooper Shannon J. Saunders and Trooper David M. Rogers

Senator Dan Stec (R,C-Queensbury) today honored the service of our local New York State Police officers at the 46th Annual Superintendent’s Commendation and Awards Day Ceremony in Albany. The awards recipients and their families are residents of the 45th Senate District, and Stec appreciated the opportunity to express his gratitude for their efforts and heroism. 

“The men and women serving in our state police are among the elite law enforcement officers in our country and they deserve to be honored for their efforts,” said Stec. “Having the opportunity to thank them at this year’s New York State Police’s Superintendent’s Commendation and Awards Day ceremony was an honor. 

“I was also fortunate to recognize and thank our local honorees and their families for their service, sacrifice and commitment to public safety,” he added. “Our region is safer and a better place to live because of their heroism and dedication to protecting our residents.” 

The area residents honored at the ceremony were: 

  • Trooper Shannon J. Saunders of Peru, who received the Superintendent’s Commendation Award; 
  • Trooper David M. Rogers of Morrisonville, who received the Superintendent’s Commendation Award; and 
  • Trooper Todd A. Claremeont of Gabriels, who posthumously received the Trooper William V. McDonaugh Community Service Award.