Texas man who paid for sick officer's flight honored


By Tanya Eiserer
Dallas Morning News

DALLAS — Eugene Knies, a McKinney resident who donated the $7,500 to pay for the air ambulance to bring Officer Alex Garcia home, received the Honorary 2008 Great First Responder Award on behalf of CareFlite and the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council.

James C. Swartz, (right) President and CEO of CareFlite, presented the award to Knies (left) at his car dealership in Bonham on Tuesday.

LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: Texas man who paid for sick officer's flight honored

  1. Tags
  2. Health - Physical and Mental Fitness

Recommended Police Heroes

Join the discussion

PoliceOne comments can only be accessed by verified law enforcement professionals.
Please sign in or register to view or write your own comments below.