2020 Red Cross Class of Heroes: Detective Phil Hemmeler, Law Enforcement Hero

When Detective Phil Hemmeler of the Palatine Police Department heard the radio call of a car that crashed into a building and caught fire, he jumped in to help, ultimately saving the driver’s life. In his nearly 14 years with the Palatine Police Department, Detective Hemmeler had never experienced a situation like the one he faced on June 7, 2019. Today, Detective Hemmeler is receiving the 2020 Red Cross Law Enforcement Hero award, sponsored by Motorola Solutions Foundation.

Learn more about the 2020 Red Cross Heroes here.