FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 13, 2018


In St. Louis, Governor Parson Awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to Public Safety Responders and Civilian for Heroic, Live-Saving Efforts in 2017

Missouri’s Highest Public Safety Honors Awarded on Day Governor Proclaimed as Missouri Public Safety Recognition Day

Gov. Mike Parson this afternoon presented 31 public safety awards to first responders and a civilian who heroically saved the lives of people trapped inside two different burning buildings, a SWAT team member who despite being shot was able to end the threat posed by a gunman in a dangerous standoff with law enforcement officers, and a public safety leader who has worked to strengthen relations between police and his community through innovative programs designed to break down barriers. 

Continue reading the news release from the office of Gov. Mike Parson here.



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