SONORA - The Sonora Police Department announced Wednesday that Officer Ryan Webb will be awarded the Medal of Valor on September 14th.
Officer Webb was shot after a pursuit and shootout with an armed suspect in downtown Sonora on November 22, 2014. The suspect, Bruce Snyder was killed during the incident. A bystander was also injured during the shootout.
Governor Brown is scheduled to hold a ceremony Monday September 14th at the California State Capitol to honor Officer Webb and present him with the award.
The California Peace Officer's statewide awards committee has also selected Officer Webb to be presented the Award of Valor, which will take place in October in Long beach.
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