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Fargo Police Officer and North Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant honored for life-saving efforts

Fargo, North Dakota – In recognition of their heroic actions in rescuing a woman’s life last August, Sergeant Andrew Cashin of the North Dakota Highway Patrol and Officer Joshua Persson of the Fargo Police Department have been presented with prestigious awards.

Sergeant Cashin received the esteemed ND Highway Patrol Colonel’s Award of Excellence, while Officer Persson was honored with the ND Peace Officers Association Life Saving Award.

The incident unfolded on the I-29 overpass at 13th Avenue South in Fargo during the summer months. Faced with a distressed woman who was contemplating jumping, these two exemplary individuals were able to establish a personal connection and engage in empathetic dialogue with her.

Through their compassionate intervention, they successfully persuaded her to step back from the guardrail, averting a tragic outcome.

Their selfless dedication to preserving life and their unwavering commitment to serving and protecting the community serve as a shining example of the valor displayed by law enforcement personnel.

The recognition bestowed upon Sergeant Cashin and Officer Persson is a testament to their extraordinary bravery and exemplifies the profound impact their actions have had on the lives they touch.

Hobert Worrell

Greetings to all. Since the year 2011, I have been diligently rising at the crack of dawn to pursue the latest happenings within our community. My journalistic journey commenced with working for a multitude of print publications, until eventually, I recognized the vast potential the digital realm had to offer. Consequently, I embarked on the creation of my own online news outlet. Today, as a publisher at Fargo News Now, I bear the ultimate responsibility for ensuring the quality and integrity of the content that graces your screens.

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