Detective Gerald Bowen was honored as Thurmont Lions Club “Police Officer of the Year” at the town meeting held on June 30, 2020, by Lion Jonathan Hamrick.
Detective Bowen joined the Thurmont Police Department in 2013, after serving 19 years with the Frederick Police Department. He is currently serving his third year as a criminal investigator in the Thurmont Police Department. He has fulfilled this position in an exemplary manner. Detective Bowen has responded to numerous call-outs for death investigations and other significant criminal investigations. His investigations have been thorough and meticulous. All of his case closures have been successful and have reflected well for the agency. Detective Bowen also serves as a liaison for numerous law enforcement partners in the county.
Detective Gerald Bowen received a Certificate of Appreciation, a gift certificate to a local restaurant, and $400 donated to a charity of his choice, whereby he choose St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Congratulations, Detective Gerald Bowen.
Pictured from left are: Commissioner Wayne Hooper, President Joyce Anthony, Commissioner Bill Buhrer, Detective Gerald Bowen’s family (Detective Bowen is wearing the purple tie), Mayor John Kinnaird, and Lion Jonathan Hamrick.