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Dover Officer Awarded for Saving Child's Life

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DOVER, Del.- A Dover police officer was recognized Monday night for saving a young life earlier this year.

According to the Dover Police Department, Officer James Johnson was presented the Bronze Medal for saving a young child's life.

Police said Johnson responded to a report of an unresponsive 3-year-old. When he arrived at the scene, Johnson provided chest compressions and successfully resuscitated the child.

Officer Johnson received the award at Monday night's City of Dover council meeting.

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