Tag: medal of valor

On September 25th, 2017

CSLEA Salutes Governor’s Medal of Valor Recipient CSLEA President honored to be a member of the Medal of Valor Review Board

SACRAMENTO – An Oceanside Fire Department lifeguard was the sole recipient of this year’s Governor’s Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Awards. Governor Jerry Brown and Attorney General Xavier Becerra presented the Medal of Valor award to Lifeguard David Wilson at the State Capitol on Monday, September 25, 2017. “This year the review board considered […]

On May 24th, 2017

Lifeguard Chris Connolly Receives Medal of Valor for Saving Surfer’s Life

WEST SACRAMENTO – Congratulations to California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) and California Association of Law Enforcement Employees (CALEE) Member Christopher Connolly, 44, for being awarded a silver medal of valor by the State of California. Connolly, a California State Parks Seasonal Lifeguard II, saved the life of a surfer in December 2015 during the […]

On November 21st, 2016

CSLEA Member Aaron Pendergraft Receives Medal of Valor Heroic act saved a mother and her daughter swept out to sea by powerful wave

BODEGA – Congratulations to California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) Member Aaron Pendergraft, California State Lifeguard II, for receiving the United States Lifesaving Association Medal of Valor for a heroic rescue along the Sonoma Coast on February 26, 2016.  A young mother and her daughter are alive today because of his quick thinking, quick action, […]

On September 13th, 2016

CSLEA President Joins Governor in Honoring 2016 Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Recipients Six of eight recipients had responded to the San Bernardino shooting massacre

SACRAMENTO - On September 12, 2016, California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) President Alan Barcelona, joined Governor Jerry Brown and Attorney General Kamala Harris, in honoring eight public safety officers who were awarded  the Governor's 2016 Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor, the State's highest award for valor and courage presented to public safety officers […]

On December 14th, 2015

CSLEA Member Receives Gold Medal of Valor from Placer Law Enforcement Agencies Braves Flames and Gunfire to Rescue SWAT Officer From Rooftop of Burning Home

LINCOLN - Congratulations to California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Agent Dustin McLaughlin for the recent honor of receiving Placer Law Enforcement Agencies' (PLEA) Gold Medal of Valor.  McLaughlin was honored, along with other law enforcement officers from agencies in Placer County, on November 5, 2015 for his outstanding service in the line of duty as […]

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