Corporal Brian Bersi is the 2010 winner of the City Attorney Justice Award. Corporal Bersi, a member of the Police Department for over 21 years has an outstanding ability to locate persons who have warrants for their arrest. In 2009, Corporal Bersi served 599 warrants. Many of the persons whom warrants had been issued for were very difficult to locate with Corporal Bersi often having to spend a great amount of time gathering information in order to be able to locate the persons. By being efficient in warrant service, Corporal Bersi ensures justice for defendants and the victim.
Corporal Bersi is very good in dealing with persons he comes into contact with, and has been able to diffuse explosive situations because of his people skills. In 2009, he and Probation Officer Jerry Tedford of Springdale District Court were able to disarm a defendant who came to court with a loaded weapon. Officer Bersi and Tedford's quick actions helped to avoid what could have been a disastrous situation.