Superintendent Howell Gillett was awarded today with the Public Service Award of Innovation for his leadership style that he has employed in the Police Department. Gillett uses community based efforts to address the needs of at risk children and youth. He has spearheaded several initiatives aimed at showing less fortunate children that there are options to a life of crime. At today’s ceremony, Gillet was also awarded for his 25 years of service. Gillett is in command of the Region One Side of Belize City; formerly known as South Side.