DeKalb Officer Norman Larsen, K-9 Indi honored for serving with courage

January 24, 20192min730
dog
Testingfg of Ads

 

 

DeKalb County Police Officer Norman Larsen and K-9 Indi were presented the Award of Bravery for saving lives and for consistently serving the county with courage. The Award of Bravery was presented by the Animal Law Source, Prosecuting Attorney’s Council of Georgia, National Sherriff’s Association and Office of the District Attorney, Towaliga Judicial Circuit during the K-9 Handler Intensive at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center on Jan. 18.

“DeKalb County is extremely proud of Officer Larsen and K-9 Indi,” said Public Safety Director Jack Lumpkin. “The county appreciates their unwavering dedication to keeping DeKalb safe while serving our community with excellence.”

On Dec. 13, 2018, K-9 Indi and his handler Officer Norman tracked down and apprehended a suspect accused of fatally shooting Officer Edgar Flores after a traffic stop. K-9 Indi was shot in the face by the suspect and lost his right eye. K-9 Indi has made a full recovery and is scheduled to complete an evaluation later this month to determine if he can return to work.

Partners for five years, Officer Larsen and K-9 Indi are decorated DeKalb County officers who helped to catch numerous suspects, including a suspect involved in a brutal home invasion.

“Officer Norman Larson and K-9 Indi reflect the good in this world. Without pause and with much bravery, they saved many lives that day. Indi was by his side, without wavering did his job, fought for his own life, lost an eye and simply wants to come to work. Larson and Indi are a team of heroes,” Claudine Wilkins, Founder of Animal Law Source.

 

 

On Common Ground News


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Testingfg of Ads

About us

On Common Ground News is published daily by On Common Ground, Inc (OCGNEWS.COM). The newspaper serves DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale and Metro Atlanta.

The opinions expressed by writers and contributors are not necessarily those of the publisher or the newspaper’s advertisers.

No portion of this newspaper may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of the publisher.

We reserve the right to reject material and advertisements we deem inappropriate.


On Common Ground News
P.O. Box 904
Lithonia, GA 30058


(770) 679-5607

editor@ocgnews.com


Latest News

Select list(s) to subscribe to


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: On Common Ground News, 1240 Sigman Road, Conyers, GA, 30012, https://www.ocgnews.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact