NEWS RELEASE

 

HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT

815 Wheeler Avenue      Huntsville, Alabama  35801
 

Mark Hudson
Interim Chief of Police
(256) 427-7001
Harry Hobbs
Communications Relations Officer
(256) 427-7043


Award to Be Presented
 

Huntsville, Alabama (March 8, 2011) On March 10, 2011 at the Huntsville City Council meeting, Officer Joshua Bates will receive a Lifesaving medal.

 

Officer Joshua Bates Lifesaving Medal

 

Specifically, on November 10, 2010, Officer Joshua Bates was working a secondary employment position at Continental Automotive. An employee in the cafeteria began choking on food.  Officer Bates noticed the distressed employee choking and quickly performed the Heimlich maneuver, dislodging the food and restoring the employees breathing.