Berlin Chief of Police and Officer receive lifesaving awards
Berlin Chief of Police, Dennis W. Plantz and Officer Chad Krause with Christene Steptoe, gathered for a photo following the lifesaving award presented on July 11 at the Berlin Police and Fire Commission Meeting. On April 13, 2018 at 8:23am, Officer Krause and Chief Plantz performed CPR on Christene and administered two AED (defibrillator) shocks to bring her back from having no pulse and not breathing (cardiac arrest). Mrs. Steptoe presented the new men with lifesaving pins that will be proudly worn on their uniforms. This is Officer Krause’s third lifesaving award as well Chief Plantz’s third (2 with Berlin PD and one with the State Patrol).