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Waymart Recognizes CO for Saving a Choking Inmate

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October 14, 2020 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

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​SCI Waymart would like to recognize and commend Corrections Officer Heather Smith for her heroic act that took place on Oct. 1 for an inmate choking on a substance. She assisted in dislodging the substance.

Her quick and professional action prevented the incident from becoming very serious. In fact, she may have saved this person's life. Her dedication during the incident was outstanding.

CO Heather Smith receives an award

Pictured from left to right: Superintendent George Miller, CO Heather Smith and Deputy Superintendent for Facilities Management James Cirelli.

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