ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Gwinnett County School Resource Officer Nicolette McLeod-Pinnock received the Officer of the Year Award for Valor from the Peace Officers Association of Georgia.
The award recognizes valor, acts of heroism or outstanding actions.
Last October, she was faced with a tragic situation while at work. A student had stabbed a teacher with a knife and held another student at knife point. Officer Nicolette McLeod-Pinnock walked into the room and immediately used her training for dangerous encounters, remained calm, and took control over the situation.
She stopped by Good Day Atlanta to share her story with viewers.
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