Captain Jon Barnett of the Devils Lake Police Department was presented with the Patriot Award at Tuesday night's City Commission meeting.

Captain Jon Barnett of the Devils Lake Police Department was presented with the Patriot Award at Tuesday night’s City Commission meeting.

The award is presented by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), which “was established in 1972 to...assist in the resolution of conflicts arising from an employee's military commitment,” according to the ESGR website.

Barnett is a veteran and has served with the department for 32 years.