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On March 24, 2015, Officers Michael S. Lawrence and Sergio Valdez were on Bicycle Patrol near the intersection of Michigan Ave and Chestnut, when they were informed by a Citizen that there was a male laying on the ground at the intersection of Michigan Ave and Walton. Officers Michael S. Lawrence and Sergio Valdezrelocated to Michigan Ave and Walton, upon arrival they observed an unresponsive male on the ground in the middle of Michigan Ave and Walton. Officer Michael S. Lawrence immediately began performing chest compressions, Officer Sergio Valdez began redirecting traffic off Michigan Ave and assisted Michael S. Lawrence in any way possible.

The 75 year old male slowly regained consciousness and began to breathe. Both Officers continued to monitor the victim until CFD ambulance #18 arrived and transported him to Northwestern Hospital where he was listed in serious condition.

Officer Sergio Valdez began his career as a Chicago police officer on February 25, 2002. During his 13 years on the Chicago Police Department he has been assigned to the 007th District, 025th District, and is currently assigned to the Area Central Bicycle Patrol Unit.

Officer Michael S. Lawrence joined the Chicago Police Department in January 28, 2003. During his career as a police officer, he worked in the 007th district, 025th district and is currently assigned to the Area Central Bicycle Patrol Unit.

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