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Former Thurston Deputy Andrea Moore receives highest honor after being stabbed saving Yelm woman!

Former Thurston County Deputy Andrea Moore, center, is pictured receiving the Washington State Law Enforcement Medal of Honor from Gov. Inslee at the Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony, May 6.
Photo credit: Thurston County Sheriff’s Office.

Former Thurston County Deputy Gets State’s Highest Law Enforcement Honor After Being Stabbed Saving Woman

From The Chronicle:

Former Thurston County Deputy Andrea Moore was honored during the May 6 Washington State Law Enforcement Medal of Honor and Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony after she survived being stabbed while likely saving a woman from being sexually assaulted in 2021.

Moore was presented with the Law Enforcement Medal of Honor, the highest honor given to any law enforcement in the state, by Gov. Jay Inslee.

Moore, now an officer with the Lacey Police Department, was working an overtime detail March 26 when she responded to a report of a suspicious person in the Nisqually Pines community just outside of Yelm.

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Posted by Steve on May 10, 2022 at 12:27 pm | Permalink

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