DENVER (CBS4)– Nearly 50 Denver police officers were honored for bravery and dedication on Tuesday. The Denver Police Foundation hosted an “Honoring Our Heroes” luncheon.
Command staff nominated the honorees for their actions over the past two years. Some of the medals are the highest recognition the department hands out.READ MORE: Owner Confirms Ice Castles Won't Be In Colorado's High Country This Winter
Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen handed out the awards.READ MORE: 'This Is A Wakeup Call': Colorado Governor Says State Is Running Low On ICU Beds Due To COVID Cases
“They certainly didn’t do the work in order to be recognized, they did it because it is the right thing to do and we couldn’t be more proud of their efforts and the efforts of everyone who makes up the Denver Police Department,” said Pazen.MORE NEWS: State Senator Calls for Audit After Out-Of-State Company Gets Big Colorado Construction Projects
CBS4 This Morning anchor Dominic Garcia emceed the event.