TAPD Officer Receives Prestigious Award through TASER and PoliceOne


The Texarkana Arkansas Police is proud to announce that Corporal Les Munn has been chosen as the recipient of the TASER and PoliceOne RISE Award for the Protecting Life Category.  Cpl. Munn was nominated by a fellow Officer in March of 2015 for his actions in two separate incidents, where he provided lifesaving measures that subsequently saved the lives of 3 individuals.  Additionally, he was recognized for implementing an impressive police explorer program.


TAPD was notified by TASER and PoliceOne that Corporal Munn was chosen from nearly 200 nominations of Officers all over the county who have risen above the call of duty to better their towns and cities.


For Cpl. Munn’s accomplishment, TAPD will receive a $5000 AXON technology grant, Cpl. Munn will receive an all-expense paid trip to the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) 2015 conference in Chicago, IL, and a one-year free subscription to the PoliceOne Academy.


Police Chief Robert H. Harrison is extremely proud of Corporal Munn for his accomplishments. “Cpl. Munn is exceptional in using previous experience, training, initiative, and moral responsibility when handling day to day assignments without question and motivates others to excel around him”.  Cpl. Munn has received the Lifesaving Award 3 times and Officer of the Quarter 3 times during his career.


You can read more about the RISE Awards at http://www.policeone.com/police-products/less-lethal/articles/8550169-Here-are-your-2015-RISE-Award-winners


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