Yesterday, June 14, at 11:00 a.m., the Montgomery County Police Department recognized officers for meritorious service during a Quarterly Awards Ceremony. While every officer honored considers his/her heroics to be just part of the job, each has a compelling story of putting another person’s life before his or her own.
The Lifesaving Award is the second more prestigious award given by the Department and was given to fifteen officers. The Lifesaving Award is given to the employees who make a major contribution toward saving the life of another by providing essential medical treatment prior to the arrival of Emergency Medical Service personnel.
Fifth District Officers Brandon McQuay, Stephen Galloza, John Christ, Matthew Frasca, Kyle Macie, and Maryland National Capital Park Police Corporal Gregory Worsey: On the afternoon of April 3, 2007, officers responded to the wooded area in the 16700 block of Barnesville Road for a suicide in progress. Corporal Gre ...more