Maplewood police officer featured in TV program

The Investigation Discovery Network will broadcast an episode called “In The Line Of Fire,” featuring the courageous acts of Maplewood police officer Julie Olson, along with those of an officer from NYPD and LAPD.
Officer Olson responded to a call to assist North St. Paul officer Richard Crittenden on Sept. 7, 2009. After the suspect had fatally shot Critteden, she became the next target. She was injured in the struggle, but managed to return fire, fatally wounding the suspect. She was awarded the Medal of Valor.

The show airs Sunday, May 17, at 8 p.m.  It’s hosted by Rikki Klieman, the wife NYPD Police Commissioner Bill Bratton.

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