Two Fresno Pacific University Safety Officers have been honored for their lifesaving efforts by the California College and University Police Chiefs Association. 

Officer JR Murillo and Sgt. Sean Bradbury were awarded the CCUPCA Medal of Merit for performing CPR and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in an attempt to save the life of a man who suffered a massive heart attack while riding his bicycle on Willow Avenue near the FPU Track April 17, 2023. The award was presented at the 2024 Spring CCUPCA Conference, April 3-5, in Reno.  

PHOTO (from left): Joel Justice, retired police chief, Ventura County Community College District, CCUPCA board member; Sean Bradbury; Alvin Jackson, police chief, San Bernardino Community College District, CCUPCA president; JR Murillo; Javier Campos, executive director of campus safety, FPU; and Ralph Webb, retired chief, Rancho Santiago Community College District, CCUPCA board member. (Photo provided)


Wayne Steffen
Associate Director of Publications and Media Relations