A La Porte Police Officer recently received a life saving award. Last month La Porte Police Officer Adam Jaskowiak responded to a call for an unknown problem. A man had fallen into a window cutting his arm. Officer Jaskowiak made contact with the man, who had blood squirting from his arm due to a cut to a major artery. Using his training, Officer Jaskowiak retrieved his tourniquet and was able to apply it to the victims arm. EMS arrived on scene and transported the victim to South Bend where the victim had to undergo surgery. After the incident it was determined that Officer Jaskowiaks actions saved the victim’s life. Due to his actions Officer Jaskowiak was awarded the departments Life Saving Award by the Chief of Police and LaPorte Police Departments Merit Commission.