First responders who responded to Paradigm shooting recognized in Washington

First responders who responded to Paradigm shooting recognized in Washington
Middleton Police Department

The officers and deputies who responded to the Paradigm shooting in September received national recognition this weekend.

The National Association of Police Organizations recognized Officer Tyler Loether and Sgt. Richard O’Connor, from the Middleton Police Department, and Deputies Matthew Earll and David Lambrecht, from the Dane County Sheriff’s Office.

The four men were honored for their response at Paradigm during an active shooting. They shot and killed the gunman.

Two of the nations newest #TopCops; our very own Officer Rich O’Connor & Sergeant Tyler Loether, along with @DaneSheriff Deputies David Lambrecht & Matthew Earll, were recognized by the National Association of Police Organizations in Washington DC over the weekend #PoliceWeek2019 pic.twitter.com/nvJAzjaijq

— Middleton Police (@middletonpd) May 14, 2019

The event in Washington honored Top Cops. It took place the weekend before National Police Week.

The Middleton Police Department shared photos of the event on Facebook.

“Join us in thanking these men for their bravery & dedication to the safety of our community. #PoliceWeek2019,” the post said.

The four were also honored at the Wisconsin State Capitol in February.

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