In October 2008, Fresno Police Officer Junus Perry has his Van Meter Award Medal viewed by his daughter Alexandra Perry, 2, after the 11th Annual Major Commendation Awards Ceremony at City Hall. The Van Meter award may be given to an officer who is seriously injured in the performance of duty. The injury must be a result of unlawful force aimed at the officer which could have resulted in death. In April 2008, Perry was attacked from behind by Roosevelt High School student Jesus “Jesse” Carrizales with a wooden bat. The student came at Perry, yelling obscenities and raised the bat above his head. In response Perry grabbed a secondary weapon from his ankle holster and fired one round and hit Carrizales in the chest, killing him.
In October 2008, Fresno Police Officer Junus Perry has his Van Meter Award Medal viewed by his daughter Alexandra Perry, 2, after the 11th Annual Major Commendation Awards Ceremony at City Hall. The Van Meter award may be given to an officer who is seriously injured in the performance of duty. The injury must be a result of unlawful force aimed at the officer which could have resulted in death. In April 2008, Perry was attacked from behind by Roosevelt High School student Jesus “Jesse” Carrizales with a wooden bat. The student came at Perry, yelling obscenities and raised the bat above his head. In response Perry grabbed a secondary weapon from his ankle holster and fired one round and hit Carrizales in the chest, killing him. Fresno Bee file
In October 2008, Fresno Police Officer Junus Perry has his Van Meter Award Medal viewed by his daughter Alexandra Perry, 2, after the 11th Annual Major Commendation Awards Ceremony at City Hall. The Van Meter award may be given to an officer who is seriously injured in the performance of duty. The injury must be a result of unlawful force aimed at the officer which could have resulted in death. In April 2008, Perry was attacked from behind by Roosevelt High School student Jesus “Jesse” Carrizales with a wooden bat. The student came at Perry, yelling obscenities and raised the bat above his head. In response Perry grabbed a secondary weapon from his ankle holster and fired one round and hit Carrizales in the chest, killing him. Fresno Bee file

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