Congratulations Officer Laas and Officer Hernandez!

June 12, 2017 - At the Village Board meeting on Tuesday, June 6, in his last official act as Chief, Chief Mark Fleischhauer presented Officer Lindsey Laas and Officer Ulises Hernandez with the Department's Livesaving Award.

On April 20 the officers responded to Brookdale Senior Living on a report of a woman who was choking. The officers arrived prior to the rescue squad and administered the Heimlich Maneuver and back blows. The woman's care was then turned over to arriving paramedics.

In his presentation Chief Flesichhauer stated that their swift and decisive action played a vital role in saving the woman's life.

ongratulations Officer Lass and Officer Hernandez! We're proud of you!

Chief reading award
Officers Hernandez and Officer Laas with the Chief
Lifesaving Medal