Trooper Receives Award

Arkansas State Trooper Dempsie Coffman receives Trooper of the Year award from Governor Bill Clinton. Coffman was commended for saving a woman who suffered a heart attack. Coffman and his wife stand to the right of Governor Clinton; December 1979.

White man in suit giving an award to white man in police uniform with white men in suits and white woman standing with them

Courtesy of the Museum of American History, Cabot Public Schools