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Brooklyn Park: American Legion post honors wounded officer

Brooklyn Park: American Legion post honors wounded officer

American Legion Post 34 nominated Cpl. Lawrence Adams for Police Officer of the Year at its May 18 meeting. Adams, a 16-year veteran who was shot in the line of duty earlier this year, was chosen for "bravery in the line of duty and because he's not afraid to do the right thing no matter the danger involved," according to Mike Dunn, the post's squadron commander. "He's also a family man, which is obvious as seen from his wife and children taking part in the presentation to support him on the road back to good health," Dunn said. Adams' wife, Ritu, as well as his 2 children, Jaan, his 5-year-old son, and Jeevani, his 9-year-old daughter, were in...

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