Previous articleWomen in Ministry Brunch coming next monthNext articleOn this Day in History: Star Wars Opens Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate On Tuesday May 24, 2016, the Greater Orlando Chapter of ASIS International hosted their 19th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation luncheon (LEO Awards) at the Rosen Plaza Hotel on International Drive. The association recognizes outstanding law enforcement officers from the Central Florida area.This year, Officer Barry Brown, of the Apopka Police Department, was one of the local professionals chosen to receive an award for saving the life of a fellow officer.Apopka Police Officer Barry Brown (l) and Chief McKinleyOn December 15th, 2015, Officer Barry Brown was working an off duty assignment at the Sam’s Club in Apopka. During his assignment, Officer Brown was approached by a fellow officer who was choking on food. The officer appeared to Officer Brown to be in distress and was indicating with his hands that he was choking and unable to breathe. Officer Brown took immediate action and performed the Heimlich maneuver.Officer Brown’s quick thinking helped to dislodge the obstruction, allowing the officer to once again breathe freely. Officer Brown’s timely response averted what could have quickly become a tragic and/or deadly situation.The annual LEO Awards event draws nearly 600 attendees, including elected officials, chief’s, sheriffs, command staff and officers from the four counties around Orlando and Officer Brown’s selection was a high honor not only for him, but the Apopka Police Department as well.The Orlando Chapter of ASIS International was founded in 1969. ASIS International is a global community of security practitioners, each of whom has a role in the protection of assets – people, property, and/or information.ASIS members represent virtually every industry in the public and private sectors, and organizations of all sizes. From entry-level managers to CSOs to CEOs, from security veterans to consultants and those transitioning from law enforcement or the military, the ASIS community is global and diverse. Please enter your comment! Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Please enter your name here LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply The Anatomy of Fear Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
“I wanna help people and use my education to help people as well,” said Goodman. Jacob Goodman is a Binghamton University Junior studying mechanical engineering. He says while his professors were studying how to make masks and ventilators, he took up the challenge to make his own. VESTAL (WBNG) — During this pandemic, mechanical engineering student, Jacob Goodman, made a prototype ventilator in his dorm room with simple supplies from the store. He says he is working on getting more advanced material to make a whole new prototype. Goodman says while it is just a prototype right now, he says he is looking forward to upgrading it and eventually becoming a mechanical engineer when he graduates to work and help people in a crisis like this. Goodman went to Walmart and picked up some simple supplies such as a lunch box container and a camping collapsible water bottle. “The way it works is a chamber and inside that chamber is a bladder,” said Goodman. “That bladder is a collapsible water bottle that was from the camping section. The chamber itself is just a lunch box. The tubing is also used from another camping water bottle. One that’s designed to go on your back and it’s a tube that goes up to your mouth.” read more
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