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Prescott Valley Police Offering Cash Reward For Chief's Lost Glock

Prescott Valley's Police Chief Bryan Jarrell is now offering a reward for the person who helps him find his gun.

Nearly two weeks after Chief Jarrell accidentally left his department issued handgun in his town library, the department has announced a $500 reward for its safe return.

Sergeant Jerry Ferguson said it's easy to identify the gun, now registered with the National Crime Information Center.

"The handgun is described as a Glock 19, a nine millimeter caliber and black in color, serial number YHC 944," Ferguson said.

The serial number makes it harder to sell, but the department is making it easy to anonymously report it to Yavapai County's Silent Witness line.

"Callers will not be required to identify themselves, nor is caller ID used," Ferguson said. "All steps to provide anonymity to the caller will be taken."

The police chief lost the gun back on Nov. 9 as he changed clothes in the library bathroom following a town council meeting. He did not notice it was missing until several days later.

Holliday Moore is a native Arizonan and veteran journalist who joined KJZZ’s news team in January 2017.Moore graduated from Arizona State University after double majoring in mass communications and marketing/management. She spent her first two decades reporting for television news, beginning in small markets and working up to congressional correspondent in Washington, D.C., for a political news service.Family commitments in Arizona brought her back to the Southwest, where she covered legislative and court beats for Albuquerque’s KRQE-TV and the infamous Four Corner Manhunt as KREZ-TV’s managing editor.Back home in Phoenix, she developed ABC15’s “Democracy Project,” now instituted at all Scripps’ news stations nationwide. Her work garnered “Best Practices” recognition by the Poynter Institute and the prestigious Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism.Her television reports, from sports to cultural issues, earned her multiple Emmy and Associated Press nominations, including a Rocky Mountain Emmy for her Hopi Partition Land Act coverage.As she started a family, Moore started her own media production agency, producing magazine-style travel stories for the Emmy-winning Arizona Highways Television show while working part time for a Valley radio station. She is convinced radio is where visual, sound, and print are merging through deeper storytelling. In her relatively short time with radio network affiliates, she has won four Edward R. Murrow Awards and multiple nominations from other professional news societies.Moore now teaches advanced broadcast writing to the next generation of reporters at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, where a high percentage have gone on to receive national awards for their work in her class. She enjoys being back home near childhood friends and sharing the beautiful Arizona desert with her husband and young son.