Barnstable County Sheriff's Deputy Awarded Medal of Honor

Aided a State Trooper who was being violently assaulted...
Barnstable County Sheriff's Deputy Eric Iverson is honored at the State House yesterday (Courtesy of Sheriff Cummings)

From Barnstable County Sheriff Jim Cummings:

Barnstable County Sheriff’s Deputy Eric Iverson was awarded the Medal of Honor yesterday for assisting a State Trooper violently assaulted by a motorist who he had stopped last summer on Route 6 in Yarmouth.

It is the highest award bestowed by the State to a Correctional Officer.

 

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