Officers Who Saved Dallas Fire-Rescue Paramedic's Life Earn Medals of Valor

Police officers used a Dallas squad car as a makeshift ambulance earlier this year to rush a wounded paramedic to the hospital. It was a bold, and likely lifesaving, move. The shooter had killed his godfather before wounding his neighbor and firefighter-paramedic William An, who had come to their aid. The first officers to arrive at the scene determined the neighbor would be OK. But An, who wasn't conscious, was in dire need of help. Officers dragged him into the back of a squad car and sped toward Baylor University Medical Center, risking their own lives to help save his.Nine officers were awarded Medals of Valor from the Friends of Dallas Police on Monday night for the rescue. But six months later they insist they were just doing their duty.   Continue reading...

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