The 'outstanding work and commitment' of a Camborne PCSO has been recognised in the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Police Commander’s citations.
PCSO Bev Faull, has been awarded the citation for her work with migrant workers.
A police spokesman said: "Based at Camborne she took the position in January 2010, and it quickly became apparent that his tenacity and professionalism were key factors to his success.
Bev has become a source of great knowledge in eastern european culture as well as immigration, housing, employment and health and safety legislation, effectively planning and running multi-agency operations to tackle exploitation in West Cornwall.
"She has made a huge difference to the way migrant workers are treated in Cornwall and has received both national and International acclaim.
She is now working with UK Borders Agency to prevent exploitation of people working in takeaway restaurants.