A Ralls County Sheriff’s deputy is recognized for his response during a late September medical call.

Deputy Steve Kolthoff has received the Rall’s County Sheriff’s Life Saving Award from Sheriff Gerry Dinwiddie for his actions during a September 26th call about an unresponsive man in New London. Deputy Kolthoff checked the man and found no pulse. Kolthoff then began C-P-R and continued C-P-R as EMS crews arrived. The man was revived and taken for treatment.