NPD celebrates service of long-serving lieutenant

April 25, 2014 

Photo provided by Nampa police Nampa Police Lt. Stacy Mowry, shown here with one of his young fans, is retiring from the force.

Nampa Police Lt. Stacy Mowry is retiring after 32 years in law enforcement, including 30 at the NPD.

A celebration is planned at the Nampa Civic Center Wednesday to honor Mowry’s service. The event begins at 2 p.m. at the Nampa Civic Center, 411 3rd. St. S.

April 30 at 2 p.m., at the Nampa Civic Center with awards and presentations from local

“Stacy has worked for the citizens of this community for the past three decades in a manner that encompasses both compassion and honor, Nampa Police Chief Craig Kingsbury said. “... Stacy was awarded a life-saving medal for helping save several people from the Greystone Hotel fire (in April 1998). This selfless act exemplifies his law enforcement career. It has been an honor working with him.”

Other honors in his Nampa career include the Silver Star and the Good Conduct Award.

Mowry joined the NPD as a reserve officer in 1982, then spent two years as a Canyon County Sheriff’s deputy before rejoining NPD as an officer in 1986.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice administration from Boise State University and has over 2800 training hours logged with the Idaho POST Academy. He is a POST-certified instructor in the fields of use of force, RADAR, impact tools and controlled force.

After retirement, he plans to travel to Europe with his wife Michel and turn his hobby of sewing into a small business called “The Kilted Tailor.”

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