Officer Michael Flamion, a nine-year law enforcement veteran, first served in the DeSoto Missouri Police Department for seven years before joining the Ballwin Missouri Police Department in December 2014. Officer Flamion served his community proudly and is recognized as an outstanding officer by the citizens of Ballwin. Officer Flamion has been honored by the Chief on two occasions for his heroic actions while in the line of duty. Both incidents involved an individual resisting arrest.
On July 8, 2016, Officer Flamion was shot in the neck during a routine traffic stop leaving him paralyzed from the neck down. Michael has been in rehabilitation ever since and continues to work hard throughout his extensive therapy. He can maintain a conversation, eat solid food, and has even regained some movement in his shoulders. Michael looks forward to a new beginning with his wife, Sarah. The couple married in 2014. The Gary Sinise Foundation is proud to build the Flamions a specially adapted smart home.
So today – May 31, 2017 hundreds of supporters, friends, and fellow officers joined in to write their best wishes on the frame of the home for the Flamion family titled the “Walls of Honor”. This event has become a tradition at each specially adapted smart home that the Gary Sinise Foundation www.garysinisefoundation.org has built and the first for a first responder. Cord Moving and Storage an agent for North American Van lines was proud to participate in such a great occasion honoring the Flamion family as a strategic partner for the foundation.