NORMANDY, Mo. (KSDK) - The Normandy Police Department recognized one of its officers and a citizen who came to the rescue of that officer Tuesday.
Officer Pete Liparoto suffered a serious head wound while arresting a burglary suspect in June.
Neighbor Rodney Jennings spotted the injured officer, and was able to clean the wound and apply pressure until help arrived.
Liparoto received the Purple Heart Award and Jennings received the police department Certificate of Apprecation.