On 02/10/2014 Officers Derek Wiley and Todd Tedrow received the Macomb Police Department Lifesaving Award for actions in December 2013.
Officer Wiley was dispatched to a residence in Macomb for a suicidal subject. The subject was not located in the residence however Officer Wiley continued to investigate the issue. Officer Wiley was able to determine the correct address where the suicidal subject was located. Officer Wiley persisted at the residence where he was finally able to make contact with another subject who let officers in and led them to the victim who was unconscious. Officers Wiley and Tedrow worked together to remove tape and a plastic bag from the victims head thereby allowing the subject to breath again. The subject was treated by medical personnel. Due to Officer Wiley’s diligence and both officers quick thinking, calm demeanor and teamwork they were able to save the subjects life.