1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
May 19, 2003 00:00
The ceremony will begin with a reception at 5:00p.m., dinner at 6:00 p.m., and awards presentation at 7:30p.m. This year's Master of Ceremonies is Jim Bosley and Celebrity Narrator is Earl Holliman.
The following Police Bureau members will be honored: Officer Andrew Kofoed for diving in and rescuing a 75-year-old woman who was near death and floating in Laurelhurst Pond; Officer George Weseman who apprehended a suspect involved in cashing a fraudulent check-despite the fact that the suspect had just shot Officer Weseman in the head; Officer Nathan Wollstein, who risked his own life by grabbing on to a man determined to jump off the Fremont Bridge; Sergeant Larry Wooten, Officers Gary Barbour, Peter Mahuna, Mike Stradley and Officer Joe Savage, all members of the Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT), who responded to an incident where a man in an unknown apartment began shooting at a TriMet bus, citizens and responding officers.
Sgt. Pete Simpson