Dallas Police Honor Officer Who Returned to Duty 3 Months After Being Wounded in Home Depot Shooting

Nearly a year after she was shot twice in the face and lost a close colleague while assisting with a shoplifting call, Dallas police Officer Crystal Almeida spoke publicly for the first time.“This past year has been very difficult and life-altering,” said Almeida, who lost sight in one eye in the April 2018 shooting. “Thank you to everyone and anyone who prayed for us.”Almeida was presented Thursday with the 2019 Theodore Roosevelt award, which honors Dallas officers who overcome injury, illness or disability to return to work.  Continue reading...

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