Police officers honored for acts of heroism

Saturday, January 21, 2017
Officer Russell Griggs

A Mountain Home police officer earned the department's highest honor as city officials paused to honor other officers for similar life-saving acts during a ceremony Jan. 9.

Sgt. Russell Griggs received the Award of Valor for his actions on Sept. 16, 2016, in which he entered a burning home to help rescue a elderly woman trapped inside.

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Sgt. Scott Smith (left) and Officer Ronald Hurley (right)
Officer Jake Dudley (left) and Detective Robert Sugden (right)
Officer Chris Jessup is presented his medal by Mountain Home City police Chief Nick Schilz.
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