Today, Police Officer Hunter Ryan #11552 was named Officer of the Month for July 2022, by the Dallas Community Police Awards Committee. Officer Ryan was honored for his quick response and heroic reaction that resulted in the life of a citizen being saved.
On January 17, 2022, at approximately 1:08 a.m., Officer Ryan responded to a shooting call at 2511 Swiss Avenue. Once on scene, he observed the citizen to have suffered a potentially life-threatening gunshot wound to the abdomen. Without hesitation, Officer Ryan sprung into action. He retrieved his medical bag, located the bullet entry wound, and begin administering first aid to the citizen while keeping the citizen calm and alert until Dallas Fire-Rescue arrived.
An Emergency Room nurse stated that the rapid response of Officer Ryan and other officers on the scene helped preserve the citizen’s life.
Congratulations Officer Hunter Ryan and thank you so much for your selfless act of kindness!