Hesston police chief receives Medal of Valor

HESSTON, Kan. (KWCH) Hesston Police Chief Doug Schroeder Tuesday was honored by President Donald Trump with the Medal of Valor for his life saving actions during the workplace shooting at Excel Industries in 2016

“The Medal of Valor is the highest national award for public safety officers and is awarded for exceptional acts of heroism, extending above and beyond the call of duty,” Hesston City Administrator Gary Emry says. “This award signifies Chief Schroeder’s exemplary action during a time of crisis which saved many lives and is well-deserved.”

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