Photo Courtesy Gardner Police Department

Photo Courtesy Gardner Police Department

On Nov. 20 four Gardner officers were among those recognized at the annual Metropolitian Chiefs and Sheriffs Association awards ceremony. Sergeant Kurt Hollingshead and Detective Todd Pembleton received the Bronze award for Valor from an incident where less lethal tactics were used to avoid a possible deadly force situation. Lieutenant Lee Krout and Officer Joseph O’Lucci received life saving awards for resuscitation efforts made on a medical call that resulted in saving a life.