Patrolman Shawn Goodman
Northeastern Regional Police Department

Recipient - Award of Valor
May 26, 2016

Officer Goodman is a six-year veteran of the Northeastern Regional Police Department. He is currently assigned to patrol. He is the recipient of two Chiefís Commendations.

Goodman was born in Red Bank, New Jersey, and is a graduate of Mater Dei High School in Middletown, New Jersey. Goodman attended Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. He is married to Lindsay, and has two children, Liam and Kylan.

On July 24, 2015, at approximately 2:17 p.m., Goodman and other officers were alerted to a medical emergency on Fourth Street in the village of Saginaw in East Manchester Township. Goodman was one of the first officers to arrive on the scene.

A woman had dismounted a lawn tractor, and was walking away from the tractor when it rolled onto the woman, severely slicing her left calf with the cutting blade. Goodman immediately rendered aid to the victim, and noticing the massive blood loss from the traumatic injury, applied a tourniquet to the womanís leg. Goodman continued to provide care until the arrival of medical personnel.

Medical personnel who treated the woman credit the use of the tourniquet in saving the patientís life. Officer Goodmanís quick thinking was instrumental in saving the womanís life.

Nominated by Chief Bryan J. Rizzo

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