2 City of Crossville Police Department officers have received recognition with the issuance of “Officer of the Month” awards for June, 2016.
Story and photos provided by Crossville Police Dept.
On June 13, 2016 Sgt. Dustin Lester and Ptl. Daniel Coleman responded to a suspicious vehicle at the Peavine Road McDonalds. Upon their arrival they made contact with an individual in a stolen vehicle. This individual was entered into NCIC as a wanted felon from the state of Virginia and as a “Suicidal person”. Both officers noticed the individual had several cuts on his bgt.ody and had lost a large amount of blood. These officers secured the scene and applied first aid to the individual, until EMS arrived. Their actions stopped the mam’s bleeding saved him from further harm. They also removed a dangerous individual from the public and recovered a stolen vehicle. These officer’s dedication and professionalism has been rewarded with officer of the month recognition for the month of June, 2016.
K9 SGT. LESTER, MAYOR MAYBERRY PTL. COLEMAN, MAYOR MAYBERRY