A Wausau Police Officer is receiving some national recognition.
Patrol Officer Thomas Peterson has been nominated as a 2010 All-Star by America's Most Wanted, for saving multiple lives since his career began in 1987.
Every year, the television program honor's one public safety official for their hard work and dedicationto their community.
Wausau's police chief says this is a big opportunity for any officer because often times their hard work goes unnoticed.
"They're in a negative world. They deal with the seedy part of our society and they don't get a lot of thanks, and it is a tough job. When they are recognized for their efforts it really goes a long way," says Chief Jeff Hardel, with the Wausau Police Department.
If you would like to help officer Peterson become this year's All-Star, you can vote for him online.
To do so, just click on the link attached.
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