Chief's Letter of Commendation

Officers Becky Hailey and Leroy Barnes

On June 27th 2016, at approximately 12:00pm, Officers Becky Hailey and Leroy Barnes were dispatched to the top deck of Interstate 229 at the Edmond Street Exit reference a suicidal subject on the bridge. Upon arrival they established a dialog with the subject and were able to keep him from jumping. He was transported to the hospital for mental health evaluation and treatment. For their actions in responding appropriately and deescalating a potentially deadly situation Officers Hailey and Barnes are awarded the Chief's Letter of Commendation.