Bay City Commissioners thanked officers from the city Department of Public Safety and the Michigan State Police Monday, March 18 for their service to area residents.

Honorees included three-year Public Safety Officer Paul Cairns, named by fellow workers as City Employee of the Year.

24-year Bay City Officer Troy Sierras was one of three people named Officer of the Year for 2018 by Bay County Crime Stoppers. Sierras works with the Road Patrol Division and also serves as Field Training Officer. Detective Sergeant James Williams and Detective Sergeant Christopher Siegert, at the Tri-City Post in Freeland, were also cited by Crime Stoppers for their work. That included the recovery of more than $800,000 in stolen campers.