A team from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical and the Lawrence Police Department earned awards of valor Tuesday for a life-saving rescue of a boy trapped under a log in the Bowersock Dam spillway. Honored at the first Valor Public Safety Awards banquet, from left, are Sgt. Clark Rials and Deputy Dale Flory with the sheriff’s office, Lawrence police officer Tony Garcia, and Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical’s Mark Parker, Capt. Sandy Herd (retired), Leo Leiker and Troy Gourley.

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MrClean 6 years, 6 months ago

Tony Garcia was a great Field Training Officer and an all-around great guy. Congrats Tony--You deserve the recognition.

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