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Officer Receiving The Badge of Bravery
Cedar Rapids, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) - Friday, a Meskwaki Tribal member will be honored for his bravery.
Senator Tom Harkin will present Vern Jefferson with the Badge of Bravery at the Marshalltown City Hall.
Officer Jefferson earned the honor when he was on duty in November 2012.
He was the first on scene when two men held up the Lennox Credit Union.
He chased the suspects on food and was shot in the leg.
He went through several weeks of physical therapy and went back to work last year.
The ceremony will take place Friday afternoon at 3:15.