UNCG Police

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On 03/23/2021, Officer Z. Lynch was awarded the UNCG Police Department’s Life Saving Award for his efforts responding to a train striking a pedestrian call. After arriving at the scene, Officer Lynch applied a tourniquet to the victim who had a severed leg injury, after being struck by the train.

Officer Lynch’s efforts resulted in the victim surviving this incident. Based on the recommendation from Master Police Officer Hiatt, his supervisor, and the Moses Cone Trauma team who attended to the victim, Officer Z. Lynch was awarded the Life Saving Medal. Great job!!! Officer Lynch.