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Kerr honored for live-saving efforts


Mary Koppes / Petersburg Pilot

Petersburg Police officer James Kerr (left) was recognized at Monday's assembly meeting by Police Chief Kelly Swihart for two life-saving efforts performed on duty.

"Sgt, Kerr placed himself at risk by performing rescue breathing on two subjects who were involved in illicit intravenous drug use," Swihart said. "Both individuals would have likely died had it not been for his quick, decisive and professionally administered action."


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