Officers commended with Life Saving Awards
Ceremony part of packed Nov. 8 City Council meeting
November 16, 2022
An information-packed Nov. 8 Sweet Home City Council meeting began with four Sweet Home Police Department officers receiving Life Saving Awards for a pair of incidents, one involving one of their own.
The council cited Sergeant Ryan Cummings and Detective Geoff Hamlin for their Oct. 12 actions after Communications Commander Penny Leland suffered a life-threatening medical episode while on duty.
Sergeant Dave Hickox, who was tasked with researching interim Police Chief Jason Ogden's Oct. 25 nomination, submitted a memorandum on the event. According to that account, dispatcher Katie Lyon h...