Detective Roy Gibbs honored with Congressional Badge of Bravery

Detective Roy Gibbs honored with Congressional Badge of Bravery

Washington, DC

While responding to an armed robbery in 2017, Detective Roy Gibbs risked his life to pull a wounded officer to safety. I was honored, along with U.S. Senator Bob Casey and Congressman Lloyd Smucker, Senator Pat Toomey presented Gibbs with the Congressional Badge of Bravery, as a token of gratitude for his selfless and courageous actions. Gibbs entered into the line of fire to bring one of his fellow officers, Officer Erica Slocum back to safety.

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