City recognizes Davis for delivery beyond the call of duty
by Michele Longoworth, Planet Reporter
Feb 22, 2012 | 1176 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Metropolis Police Officer Tim Davis says that when he and other police officers are dispatched to a call, they never really know what they are going to get until they arrive on the scene.

An example of that came on Feb. 4, at 2:55 a.m., when a 911 call was received regarding a woman going into labor in the parking lot of Cheers gas station.

"It's not the norm to be sent to a medical call," he said, noting the dispatcher sent him and another department officer to the call because they were nearby. An Illinois State Police officer also responded to the call.

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