The Purple Heart recognizes the personal sacrifice and devotion displayed by EFC officers who are seriously injured while performing their duties. Their courageous actions and personal sacrifice bring great credit and distinction to themselves, EFC, and the law enforcement profession.
December 10th, 2014
Officer Elias Reymundo #426 and Sergeant Melissa Jacobs #404
On November 3rd, 2014 at approximately 2150, both officers were involved in a vicious attack by a suspect that caused multiple stab wounds to both officers. Both officers fought through the incident and were later transported for treatment. The suspect was apprehended by Mesquite Police Department.