Crisp Co. deputy recognized for exceptional courage
Updated: Jul. 19, 2019 at 7:54 PM EDT
CRISP CO., Ga. (WALB) - The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office awarded a deputy with the Act of Valor Medal.
Tyler Patterson earned the award for exhibiting exceptional courage, according to the sheriff’s office.
Back in May, Patterson helped a citizen put out a stove fire.
He was burned across his neck, face, arm and head in the process and went back to work afterwards.
"Deputy Patterson displayed an act of extraordinary heroism at the imminent personal hazard of life in the exceptional performance of Law Enforcement Duty."This was done without the mental reservation of mind and was in keeping with the highest traditions of the Crisp County Sheriff's Office."
Crisp County Sheriff's Office
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