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Maryland State Fire Marshal

News Release Martin O’Malley William E. Barnard State Fire

Governor Marshal

DEPUTY STATE FIRE MARSHAL EARNS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD PIKESVILLE, MD (September 10, 2012) – One of Maryland’s Deputy State Fire Marshals has been honored by the Maryland Chief’s of Police Association (MCPA) for her exceptional work as a law enforcement officer. The 2011 Exceptional Police Professional Performance Award was presented to Deputy State Fire Marshal Caryn McMahon of the Southern Regional Office of the State Fire Marshal. Deputy McMahon was selected for this award from a host of well qualified nominees. She was chosen from among her peers as the officer who, through her dedication to duty and selfless service, best exemplified the ideals of this prestigious award. The award was presented during opening ceremonies of the MCPA Annual Conference at the Clarion Fountainebleau Hotel in Ocean City, Maryland this morning. A heartfelt congratulations is afforded to Deputy McMahon on this well deserved award.

### Media contact: Bruce D. Bouch, Deputy State Fire Marshal; 443-324-6876 The Office of the State Fire Marshal is an agency of the Department of State Police dedicated to helping protect citizens from fire and explosion through a comprehensive program of education, inspection, investigation and fire protection engineering. For more information on fire safety call 1-800-525-3124, log onto our website at: and/or

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2012-09-10 Statewide Exceptional Police Professional Performance Award