Happening Now: Two citizens honored by Riverton Police Department

(Riverton, Wyo.) - The Riverton Police Department and the City Council Tuesday night honored two citizens for their assistance during the past year. Police Chief Mike Broadhead awarded certificates to Sherlee Morris and Mike Parazoo. The certificates read as follows: *Mike Parazoo* On May 22, 2015, Mike was in his vehicle stopped at a crosswalk to allow children to cross. Mike observed a vehicle traveling westbound on the same street an quickly saw that the driver as not going to stop for the children. Mike began yelling at two girls in the crosswalk and was able to get one girl’s attention, That child, Lillian Archer, stopped and looked at Mike as the westbound vehicle struck and killed her sister, Sophia. Mike’s actions clearly saved the life of Lillian and he is to be commended for his quick thinking and immediate action. [image: Inline image 1] *Sherlee Morris (Pitchengine Communities)* *Sherlee Morris* Sherlee is the Asset Protection manager for Walmart. The officers and detectives of the Riverton Police Department interact with Sherlee on a constant basis, and Sherlee is always very professional and extremely helpful. She is an organized person and she provides officers with surveillance video, still photos and narrative reports in a timely manner. Additionally, she has trained her staff to be equally vigilant. Sherlee is unwavering in her dedication to protecting not only Walmart property, but the people who work an shop there. Sherlee is a true asset to our community. *Feature Photo: Mike Parazoo accepted his certificate for saving the life of Lillian Archer by warning her of an oncoming vehicle that struck and killed her sister Sophia. The award was presented by the Riverton Police Department. Sophia's family is seated in the background. (Pitchengine Communities) * *#county10 #news *