One of the recipients of the OPOA "Life Saving Award" was OSP Sergeant Senior Trooper Freddie Dunlap.
Another NBPD officer then arrived as Dunlap
pulled up to the scene.
ran to his
patrol car and quickly returned with the AED he
carries on patrol.
After preparing the man and attaching the AED pads, Dunlap
activated the AED and administered a shock to the man twice, continuing lifesaving efforts until paramedics arrived.
The man was transported by Bay Cities Ambulance to Bay Area Hospital
was later transferred to Sacred Heart Medical Center
at RiverBend was expected to make a full recovery.
Senior Trooper Dunlap has worked for OSP
for 13 years and is assigned at the Coos Bay Area Command office.
is one of 2 OSP Certified EMT-Intermediate emergency medical technicians who work at that office.