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Minneapolis Police Honor Dozens of Officers for Dedication and Heroism in 2015

Tuesday, the MPD handed out dozens of awards to officers for their heroic actions, lifesaving efforts and dedicated service in 2015. All told, we honored 9 officers and 3 civilian employees with Chief’s Awards of Merit, 5 officers and 1 civilian with Department Awards of Merit, 22 officers with Medals of Commendation, 5 detectives with Excellence in Investigation Awards, 20 officers with Medals of Valor and 28 officers with Lifesaving Awards. The Chief was also honored to present a Citizen’s Lifesaving Award and a Citizen’s Award of Valor.

The MPD was also proud to name our Unit, Civilian, Investigator and Officer of the Year last night. Here’s a quick peek inside the ceremony.