Donald Lee Morris, Jr.

 
Emergency Medical Services
Title: EMS Lieutenant
Phone: 302-395-2746
Lt. Donald L. Morris


Commander, Platoon III
Field Operations, Operations Branch
Emergency Medical Services Division


Lt. Donald Lee Morris, NRP, was appointed to the New Castle County Emergency Medical Service in 1991.  He attended the Medical Center of Delaware Paramedic Training Program and achieved certification as a Nationally Registered Paramedic in 1993.  Lt. Morris was promoted to the rank of Paramedic Corporal in May 2004, Paramedic Sergeant in December 2015 and to his current rank in July 2018.

Lt. Morris is a CPR instructor and has participated in the EMS Division community CPR training program.  He has also served as an Assistant Recruiter for the New Castle County Paramedics and a Field Training Officer. 

 

Lt. Morris has received several official commendations, including a Commendation of Heroism for his actions boarding a moving freighter in the Delaware River at night, to perform extended treatment of an injured non-English speaking sailor in very cold conditions with limited equipment and personnel on board.  He has also received a Distinguished Unit Citation for a bus MCI in 2014, a Unit Letter of Commendation for a vehicle MCI in 1994, a Letter of Commendation for his actions in assisting in the rescue and transport of a patient from a townhouse fire, a Meritorious Service Award from the New Castle County Fire Chief’s Association in 2018, and numerous complimentary letters from the public.  He has also received five Pre-hospital Sudden Cardiac Arrest Save Citations.

Lt. Morris is a graduate of Delaware Technical and Community College, where he holds an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Emergency Services Management.  He is also a graduate of the West Point Command and Leadership Academy sponsored by the New Jersey Association of Chiefs of Police, for which he received the Chief Harry Wilde Academic Achievement Award.  

 

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