Wilton Police Sgt. Thomas Tunney was awarded the 2013 New England Chiefs of Police Medal of Valor award on Tuesday, Sept. 10. This annual award is presented once per year to recognize an accomplishment of bravery in the New England region.
Sgt. Tunney was nominated to receive this award in recognition of a life-saving action during which he pulled a 53-year-old man from a burning car in October 2012.