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. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on