Chinanews.com, Changzhou, November 25th (Gu Yan Tangjuan) Li Zhong, the first-level sergeant of the Expressway First Brigade of the Traffic Police Detachment of the Changzhou Public Security Bureau, was patrolling the Shanghai-Chengdu Expressway. In order to protect the lives and property of the people, he disregarded personal Safety ruled out major dangers, but unfortunately died on duty.
On November 25, one month after Li Zhong died in the line of duty, the Changzhou Municipal Public Security Bureau held a naming ceremony at the police station in the Fangmaoshan service area of the Shanghai-Chengdu Expressway. The squadron where Li Zhong worked was named "Li Zhong Squadron".
Li Zhong, who joined the public security work in September 1999, was the first-level sergeant of the First Expressway Team of the Traffic Police Detachment of the Changzhou Public Security Bureau.
At 10:10 a.m. on October 25, Li Zhong patrolled to the 175 kilometers of the Shanghai-Chengdu Expressway in the direction of Shanghai and found a fallen oil barrel in the driveway.
At that time, it was the rush hour of the expressway, and the traffic flow was heavy. Seeing many cars braked and changed lanes to avoid oil drums, Li Zhong made a decisive decision to eliminate the danger by himself, but unfortunately died on duty at the age of 56.
The Changzhou Municipal Public Security Bureau held a naming ceremony at the police station in the Fangmaoshan service area of the Shanghai-Chengdu Expressway.
Photo by Gu Yan
The best memory of a hero is to continue in his footsteps.
The Political and Legal Committee of the Changzhou Municipal Party Committee and the Municipal Public Security Bureau successively issued the "Decision on Organizing and Carrying out Learning Activities from Comrade Li Zhong", which quickly set off an upsurge of learning from Comrade Li Zhong in Changzhou.
In the eyes of his colleagues, Li Zhong treats his work "very hard".
"His legs are disabled, but he never asked for special care. On the contrary, the more dangerous he was, the more he rushed to the front." Cheng Jia, a policeman, still remembers that on July 13, 2010, a natural gas pipeline burst in Changzhou ACCIDENT.
"Li Zhong rushed to the scene and said to me, 'Hurry up and evacuate the employees and residents of the nearby units, you also evacuate, leave this to me', I disagreed at first, but Li Zhong shouted at me, 'I am a chemical defense soldier background, I have experience, if you tell you to withdraw, you will withdraw'!"
The squadron where Li Zhong worked was named "Li Zhong Squadron".
Photo by Gu Yan
Ten years ago, 3-year-old Dodo (pseudonym) lost her mother and lived with her grandmother.
After Li Zhong knew about it, he became one of Dodo's patrons.
Over the past 10 years, Dodo has enjoyed warm love and care because of this "police uncle".
"Duoduo and Li Zhong are very close, they are like their own father and daughter. On Duo Duo's birthday, they always spread cakes on Li Zhong's face, and everyone laughed very happily." Dodo's grandmother recalled.
"In his spare time, Officer Li took the initiative to be a volunteer and actively participated in charity activities organized by the Disabled People's Association." said Chen Zhiping, president of the Changzhou Disabled Drivers Association.
At the unveiling ceremony of the establishment of "Li Zhong Squadron", the representative of the police said in his speech that he would follow Comrade Li Zhong as an example, carry forward the heroic spirit, inherit the fine style, and faithfully fulfill the mission of maintaining social stability and ensuring the peace of the people.