Photo/Story Gallery 2013

FHP Shows Appreciation for Life Saving Actions

Tpr. Rodriguez, Col. Brierton, Mr. Schoenbohm and his son Christian accept award from FHPJan. 2012, Troop D’s Trooper Dave Rodriguez was working on State Road 528 when he was struck by a distracted driver. As a result, he suffered several life threatening injuries.

Mr. Schoenbohm was the first to stop and he immediately cleared Rodriguez’s airway and resuscitated him; he then used his FHP radio to call for help.

At a recent ceremony for Schoenbohm’s heroic actions, Col. Brierton presented him with a Good Samaritan award.

“With our profound gratitude and appreciation to Christopher Schoenbohm for your quick lifesaving response and actions helping to save the life of one of Florida’s Finest, Trooper Dave Rodriguez. We are forever thankful.”