UCCS Police Officer Swasey given Medal of Valor

colorado springs law enforcement gathered to honor and pay tribute to a hero, killed in the line of duty, nearly one year ago. bagpipes playing officer garrett swasey responded on november 27th last year when a gunman attacked a planned parenthood clinic. the uccs officer was shot and killed. today colorado law enforcement had a chance to formally pay respect to their fellow officer. “it’s definitely a day to honor the actions of the first responders involved and just to recognize some of the things they had to go through in a multitude of incidents.” the ceremony is an annual event where officers highlight some of the unique situations they go through. commander rigdon says it’s important not only to remember the fallen officers, but their family members as well. in tonight’s crime tracker… …