Creator/Host/Producer of "The Adoption Option" TV Show, also a veteran police officer for 24+ years, was recently awarded the Life-Saving Pin Award, and Citations from the Police Chief, Mayor of the City, and State Representative.
While on duty, Off. Michael Blanchette responded to a call of a male subject unresponsive & not breathing. Upon arrival, the male was on the floor, was gasping, attempting to breath, was blue in color, & barely had a pulse. Off. Blanchette proceeded to administer rescue breathing for several minutes, which as a result brought color back to & stabilized the victim, until ambulance & paramedic crews arrived on scene.
This is not the only award Off. Blanchette has earned during his law enforcement career. He was chosen "Police Officer of the Year" by the Methuen Police Dept. & the Methuen Exchange Club in 2010.
Michael has been married for 18 years, and has 5 children, two of which happen to have been adopted from state foster care.
Mike Blanchette, Host & Producer of "The Adoption Option" television show.