Dunwoody Police Lieutenant Oliver Fladrich

Dunwoody Police Lieutenant Oliver Fladrich has been named the city of Dunwoody’s 2012 Employee of Distinction.

City Manager Warren Hutmacher selected Fladrich for the honor because of his “exemplary performance” in his work for the police department as well as the extra activities he volunteers to do in his free time, according to the city.

“Fladrich continuously shows professionalism, leadership, and initiative toward the improvement of city services and programs. He is passionate about fostering cooperation and harmony with his co-workers, community members, businesses, and schools of our community – showing exceptional concern for the welfare of others,” the city said in a press release.

Fladrich has been involved in the organization of various programs and events such as Kingsley Elementary’s Walking Wednesdays; the Dunwoody Fourth of July Parade; Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation’s Dunwoody Manhattan 9-11 Memorial Climb; Dunwoody Police Explorers; and the police department’s Christmas for Kids.

Joe Earle

Joe Earle is Editor-at-Large. He has more than 30-years of experience with daily newspapers, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.