Police, Security and Outside Services

The Department of Police, Security, and Outside Services is proud to spotlight the accomplishments of its many employees throughout the year. Here are some selected items we would like to share with our staff, patients, and visitors.

06/15/12 - Police and Security Receives Patriot Award

Pictured from left to right: 1st Lt. Blaze Montello, MA ARNG, Bill McLaughlin (Manager - Police & Security), Bonnie Michelman (Director - Police, Security, and Outside Services)
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Mass General Police and Security was honored with a Patriot Award from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an organization of the U.S .Department of Defense. The award recognizes employers who offer extraordinary support to employees who serve in the National Guard or Reserve. Pictured from left to right are: 1st Lt. Blaze Montello, MA ARNG (who is also an Officer with Police & Security), Bill McLaughlin (Operations and Communications Manager for Police and Security), Bonnie Michelman (Director of Police, Security, and Outside Services).

06/22/12 - Officer Received Ricardo Diaz Award

Larry "Tree" Washington
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Larry "Tree" Washington, a 32 year veteran of the department, has won 2012's Ricardo Diaz Award. The Ricardo Diaz Award is named after the former Buildings and Grounds employee who died in an accident while plowing snow at the MGH in 2003. It is awarded annually to an employee who exhibits Diaz's qualities: hard work, dedication and selflessness.

06/23/12 - Seven Mass General Officers Graduate from Police Academy

Officers at Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 academy graduation
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Congratulations Graduates!! Mass General was well represented in the Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 graduation ceremonies of the 113th Northeast Regional Police Institute Reserve Intermittent recruit class. Seven of the 78 graduates were MGH's own. Pictured left to right: John Petty, Ron Ruggiero, Kevin Edmonds, Scott Palladino, Luis Flores, Kristin Bolognese, Charles Gryska

08/24/12 - Police and Security Ambassador Stanley Devilme Performed the Heimlich Maneuver to Save a Colleague Outside the Yawkey Center

Police and Security Ambassador Stanley Devilme and Rachel Rosovsky, MD
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Police and Security Ambassador Stanley Devilme performed the Heimlich maneuver to save a colleague outside the Yawkey Center.

11/12/12 - Air Force Veteran from Police and Security Plays a Prominent Role in Hospital Veteran's Day activities

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Security Officer Robert Langhorne (USAF, ret.) was among a group of Mass General military veterans and military family members who were part of a one-hour panel discussion as part of the hospital's Veteran's Day activities.