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Police Officer Álvaro Sánchez Honored for Life Risking Rescue

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Police officer honored for life risking rescue


A POLICE officer who risked his life to rescue a nine-year-old boy trapped in a 25-meter deep sewer in  Dos Rios, Colon, was honored at a civic ceremony at the National Police headquarters in Ancon on Monday. August 7.

Álvaro Sánchez received the Medal for Sacrifice from police chief Omar Pinzon who said: “We believe in recognizing  the work carried out by our units to bring the highest standard to our institution,”

Jair Antonio Calderón, who sustained a fractured leg during his fall into the sewer was at the ceremony with his family.



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