Lima, OH (WIMA) -- Lima Police Sergeant David Gillespie received the Exchange Club Law Officer of the year award on Friday.


Sergeant Gillespie was the officer that was attacked and stabbed in the head by John Heffner back in 2013.


Sergeant Gillespie talked about receiving the award.


Sergeant Gillespie says in his job you can’t hold grudges- and doesn’t hold any ill will against Heffner.