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Record #: R2017-222   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 3/30/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 3/29/2017
Title: Gratitude extended to Chicago Police Officer David Nicholl for heroic actions
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Reboyras, Ariel, Moreno, Proco Joe
Attachments: 1. R2017-222.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
March 29, 2017







TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

I transmit herewith, together with Aldermen Reboyras and Moreno, a congratulatory resolution concerning the Chicago Police Department.

Your favorable consideration of this resolution will be appreciated.

Mayor

Very truly yours,

Mayor Rahm Emanuel
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'4 ^WHEREASJWtitiouX hesitation- --or'concern- for his own,,well-beings:Officer Nicholl; •-. ¦ •grabbed his gun and his; badge, and faced toward the location of rthe g'unfire;;and * . ., 'v'- ;
; V WHEREAS, At the scehe,: Officer 'Nichoirsaw a man'bleeding from g wound to his*
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wound to his .chest; and " . -."'>¦ :<-\-' '[¦'¦- ¦'' ¦ ' "'s.'' ^,:'.;-^ ;1->f;

WHEREAS, Officer Nicholl instructed'the woman,to call- 911 and-to apply pressure-
;to the"'chest wound. .Officer Nicholl then raced lo his nearby vehicle to retrieve^his-'^'.
Individual First Aid Kit'; and" •'=•••'•• "'-.^ : ° ¦'y'v '",'••-'•• -

WHEREAS, Having received' LawrEhforcement/ Medicah;and Rescue Training,''. .
'¦_' Officer Nicholl was well-suited to render aid to the chest-vypund victim, and relied upon' ,,
this training, as well as his instincts-and experience, to -administer: first aid; and'' ".' '"¦

... WHEREAS, In response -to what seemed to. be'a bleak -situation/Officer Nicholl '
drew upon' his training in tiie.yse'oflhe'QuikClotblood clotting agent in his first aid kit/to^'" o
/'/-. help stop the^victim's bleeding; and;;. \ % ,,• .;'.'.".„., A' H ' ., •-'-...,.< '• :f'.'

; r WHEREAS, Officer'Njcholl maintained' pressure pn the%ies4|wo'und^ahd- stayed-in ¦:,., communication wit^i the-victim until the Chicago Fi...

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