Henegar, Parker and Shelton, Jordan, receiving the "Life Saving" Award, commended
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HR284 192404-1 By Representative Hanes RFD: First Read: 01-MAR-18 192404-1:n:02/28/2018:JEC/jec LRS2018-1128 COMMENDING OFFICERS PARKER HENEGAR AND JORDAN SHELTON OF THE SCOTTSBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT ON RECEIVING THE "LIFE SAVING AWARD." WHEREAS, it is with highest commendation that we recognize Officers Parker Henegar and Jordan Shelton of the Scottsboro Police Department on receiving the "Life Saving" Award; and WHEREAS, on February 11, 2018, Officers Parker Henegar and Jordan Shelton responded to a domestic violence shooting in the 100 block of Cecil Street; after they ascertained that the weapon and suspect were secured, Officer Henegar reached the victim who was bleeding profusely due to a gunshot wound in the groin area and applied direct pressure to the wound; Officer Shelton took over the application of direct pressure with gloved hands and continued to apply direct pressure to the wound for about 40 miles during the transport from the City of Scottsboro to the Huntsville Hospital; and WHEREAS, without a moment's hesitation, Officers Parker Henegar and Jordan Shelton placed themselves in the line of peril and saved a life that would have otherwise have perished without proper first aid; and WHEREAS, Officers Parker Henegar and Jordan Shelton demonstrated immense courage, diligence, and quick response in a critical situation; their loyalty and unwavering commitment to protect and serve the residents of Scottsboro were evidenced through their willingness to make the quick and proper response in order to protect a life; and WHEREAS, Officers Parker Henegar and Jordan Shelton epitomize the qualities of those who serve and protect, and they are truly deserving of the honor bestowed upon them; now therefore, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA, That we hereby recognize and honor Officers Parker Henegar and Jordan Shelton and direct that they receive a copy of this resolution as evidence of our admiration and esteem.