Event: OPD Award
Date: November 14, 2007
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Orlando Police Department Auditorium
100 S. Hughey Ave
SUMMARY: The Orlando Police Department will recognize the
courageous, heroic and outstanding efforts of officers, citizens and volunteers
in Orlando. Their efforts and dedication have saved lives, taken criminals off
of our streets, and made Orlando a safer City Beautiful.
In addition to other awards, Chief McCoy will be recognizing officers for
performing life saving CPR on an unconscious victim and entering a burning
building to evacuate residents.
Officer Al Gordon will be posthumously awarded the Purple Heart for his heroic
actions in attempting to stop an armed robbery in progress resulting in his
tragic death on October 4, 2007.
The Homicide Units of OPD and OCSO will be recognized for their outstanding
efforts in helping to apprehend the two criminals responsible for Officer Al