Van Damme awarded Peace Officer Exemplary Service Medal

Former Clearwater-based conservation officer recognized for going above and beyond regular duties

Kevin Van Damme holds one of his cougar hounds. Formerly based in Clearwater

Kevin Van Damme holds one of his cougar hounds. Formerly based in Clearwater

Former Clearwater-based conservation officer Kevin Van Damme was awarded a Peace Officer Exemplary Service Medal on B.C’s first-ever Conservation Officer Day in Victoria on Nov. 3.

On the 110th anniversary of the conservation officer service, Van Damme was recognized for going above and beyond regular duties.

Van Damme’s award, which was announced earlier, was one of several given out during the day.

The award also recognizes outstanding dedication and service to British Columbians and the environment.

 

Van Damme presently works out of Kamloops.