On February 19, 2021, at 2:00 pm Officer Jonathan Dunham and Officer Terry Brown will receive the Silver Star Award during a ceremony at the Chillicothe/Ross County Law Enforcement Complex 28 N. Paint St.
On December 31st, 2020 around 11:33 am Officer Jonathan Dunham and Officer Terry Brown were dispatched to a 3-week old infant who was not breathing and in a vehicle pulled over in front of Olive Garden on North Bridge Street. Officer Dunham and Officer Brown arrived on the scene and Officer Dunham quickly picked up the infant and got into the rear seat of Officer Brown’s patrol vehicle. Officer Brown transported the infant in emergency mode to the Emergency Room, while Officer Dunham performed CPR, mouth-to-mouth resuscitations, and chest compressions. The infant arrived to the awaiting Emergency Room’s staff and survived.
Officer Dunham and Officer Brown demonstrated extraordinary heroism in performing life-saving measures and without delay transporting a 3-week old infant, who was not breathing
to the Emergency Room. Their actions gave this infant the best chance for survival and exemplified what it means to be a Police Officer.