Bellevue officers who rescued family from collapsed home nominated for award

The Bellevue police officers who rescued a family inside a home that collapsed were nominated for an award for exemplary performance. 

The Bellevue Police Department announced on Thursday that officers Clayton Lyles, Michael Montgomery and Joseph Whitaker were nominated for the AXON RISE Award for saving a couple and their family dog inside the collapsed home. 

Family escape after Bellevue home slides off foundation; neighborhood evacuated

A family inside a Bellevue home escaped Monday morning after their house slid off its foundation and collapsed, and several homes in the neighborhood had to evacuate. 

In January, a Bellevue home slid off its foundation and collapsed after a water main break. 

The RISE Awards is a program that highlights incredible stories of law enforcement. 

Voting lasts until March 18, and to vote for the officers, click here. 

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