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July 15, 2008
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Officer's heroism almost lost in red tape

Huntington Beach officer receives Medal of Valor three years after police shooting

By Jon Cassidy
The Orange County Register

LOS ANGELES, CA – Trevor Jackson was near delirium the afternoon of March 10, 2005.

Jackson, then an officer with the Los Angeles Police Department, had been up for two days. His ears were ringing so loudly he could barely hear, and nobody was talking to him anyway. There was a sergeant hovering near him to make sure of that. Jackson had been allowed to call his wife at home in Huntington Beach, and he told her not to worry if she saw something on the news. But that was as much as he could say.

Jackson stood on the sun-baked blacktop of Vermont Avenue in the middle of the largest crime scene he’d ever seen.

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