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Several Michigan City police officers honored for exceptional service

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – Several Michigan City police officers received awards for the work they have done in protecting the community.

Chief of Police Dion T. Campbell, Assistant Chief David Cooney, and Assistant Chief Jillian Ashley honored the following officers:

  • PHOTO #1: Officer Allen “Al” Schutz received the Exceptional Service Award and Officer David Baker received a Letter of Commendation for apprehending a serial robber.
  • PHOTO #2: Corporal Mike King, Officer Steven Wiegel, Officer Daniel Revoir, and Officer Zachery Wells received Exceptional Service Awards for safely apprehending a subject with a weapon.
  • PHOTO #3: Officer Adam Brinkman received the Exceptional Service Award for safely conducting a drug and firearm arrest.
  • PHOTO #4: Officer Jason Costigan received a Letter of Commendation for responding to an overdose call and successfully rescuing an unconscious female subject who had vomit obstructing the airway to her lungs.

Photo via Michigan City Police Department

Photo via Michigan City Police Department

Photo via Michigan City Police Department

Photo via Michigan City Police Department

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the awards were distrusted at the police station in Michigan City in order to adhere to social distancing protocols.

In a statement, Chief Campbell said: “Your Michigan City Police Department is full of so many diverse and talented officers. The actions of each of these Officers that received awards reflects the dedication, hard work and compassion that the Michigan City Police Department has for the citizens of Michigan City. I would like to personally thank each of these officers for these amazing acts of heroism, professionalism, and selflessness. We appreciate each officer and our department could not accomplish the goals we are able to without the insightfulness and intelligence of every member of this department.”


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