On May 11th several Hutchinson Police officers will be recognized for their heroic acts at the Kansas Association of Chiefs of Police award banquet. Sgt Kris Sims, Ofc. Josh Long, Ofc. Tim Williams, Ofc. Stephen Schaffer, Ofc. Jim Wilson, and Ofc. Ernie Underwood will receive the gold award for their courageous acts during a deadly situation.
Ofc. Grant Ingram, Ofc. Bobby Jarmer, and former officer, now Reno County Emergency manager, Adam Weishaar will receive the bronze award for their heroic act where they risked their life to keep a fire at bay that was threatening a trapped person. ~Lt Thad Pickard