Corporal Les Munn, T.A.P.D.

The Texarkana Ark., Police is proud to announce that Cpl. Les Munn has been chosen as the recipient of the TASER and PoliceOne RISE Award for the Protecting Life category.

Cpl. Munn was nominated by a fellow officer in March of 2015 for his actions in two separate incidents in which he provided lifesaving measures that subsequently saved the lives of three people. Additionally, he was recognized for implementing an impressive police explorer program.

The police department was notified by TASER and PoliceOne that Cpl. Munn was chosen from nearly 200 nominations of officers all over the county who have risen above the call of duty to better their towns and cities.

For Cpl. Munn’s accomplishment, T.A.P.D. will receive a $5,000 AXON technology grant, Cpl. Munn will receive an all-expense paid trip to the International Association of Chiefs of Police 2015 conference in Chicago and a one-year free subscription to the PoliceOne Academy.

Police Chief Robert H. Harrison said he is extremely proud of Cpl. Munn for his accomplishments.

“Cpl. Munn is exceptional in using previous experience, training, initiative, and moral responsibility when handling day-to-day assignments without question, and motivates others to excel around him.”

Cpl. Munn has received the Lifesaving Award three times and Officer of the Quarter three times during his career.

You can read more about the RISE Awards here.