A Chicago Police sergeant was honored at the White House Saturday evening for successfully capturing two assailants in an armed robbery in the Hermosa neighborhood late last year.
The made-for-TV drama ended with the officer freeing six people – three of them children -- who had been bound with duct tape inside a store.
Sgt. Don Jerome, who works in the Grand Central district, received a TOP COPS award from the National Association of Police Organizations and was honored by both President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden during a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden.
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