Dayton officers to receive Medal of Valor from President Trump

Submitted by MAGA Student

Posted 11 days ago


The six police officers who stopped the Oregon District mass shooting gunman will be awarded the Medal of Valor by President Donald Trump on Monday.

A Dayton Police Department source confirmed that Trump is set to present the award to the officers at the White House.

The Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor is the highest decoration for bravery exhibited by public safety officers in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.Nine people were killed and 27 more were injured during the shooting that occurred just after 1 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 4. The six Dayton officers engaged and killed the shooter in less than 30 seconds, preventing what could have been many more deaths, officials said.