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Five Edmond police officers get state awards

Edmond Detective Marion Cain received the state officer of the year award presented by the Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police. Four other Edmond officers won awards.
by Diana Baldwin Modified: August 8, 2012 at 5:43 pm •  Published: August 9, 2012
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Detective Marion Cain has been named the Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police officer of the year.

Cain was honored for his development of a device to detect explosives that have been surgically implanted into a person's body.

Cain teamed with Isaac Rutel, an assistant professor for the department of radiological sciences at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, to determine a proper X-ray dosage that could be used to detect a bomb threat.

Police officers Kyle Cunningham, Joseph Delpha and Neil Martin received the medal of valor for helping when a car was being swept away in a current in rapidly moving water on Nov. 7.

Officer Joseph Wells earned the lifesaving award for his actions on Feb. 5 after a woman called her therapist and said she had consumed a large number of pills.

The woman was not breathing and had a faint heartbeat. Wells administered CPR and the woman started to breathe again before medical help arrived.

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by Diana Baldwin
Sr. Reporter
Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote...
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