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Youngstown Police Officer receives award from Ohio Attorney General

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A Youngstown Police Officer will be recognized by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine for his actions on Wednesday.

Officer Brad A. Ditullio is receiving the Distinguished Law Enforcement Valor Award for his heroic actions that led to the capture of a violent repeater offender.

While patrolling his beat back in December 2012, Officer Ditullio pursued a driver who committed a traffic violation. The driver ignored the officer and began to drive through neighborhood backyards, threatening the safety of residents and traffic. Officer Ditullio positioned his cruiser ahead of the vehicle to prevent the offender from fleeing the scene. In an effort to escape, the driver then accelerated toward Officer Ditullio, knocked him to the ground, and began dragging him. Officer Ditullio was able to bring the situation to an end after firing his weapon and striking the subject. 

Officer Ditullio is one of more than a dozen law enforcement professionals and community leaders who will be recognized for exceeding expectations towards protecting Ohio's families at the ceremony.
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