On February 9, 2019, five Apache Junction Police officers were honored for their lifesaving efforts. The officers were presented medals during a breakfast put on by the Sons of the American Revolution.
The event was held at the Dobson Ranch Golf Course in Mesa, Arizona. Corporal Marshall Harshman, Officer Justin Griffith, Officer Richard Rivera, Officer Kenneth Eshenbaugh and Officer Brian Brugman all received lifesaving awards stemming from various incidents that occurred in 2018.
The officers were credited with taking lifesaving measures that led to a positive outcome and the survival of the victims. Also in attendance were Captain Arnold Freeman and Sgt. Eric Goodwin.
Top row-left to right: Captain Arnold Freeman, Officer Brian Brugman, Sgt. Eric Goodwym. Bottom Row-left to right: Corporal Marshall Harshman, Officer Justin Griffith, Officer Richard Rivera, Officer Kenneth Eshenbaugh