National Police Week honors heroes

It's National Police Week in the Hudson Valley, and officers around the region are being recognized for their extraordinary efforts in the line of duty.

Hudson Valley officers are being honored for their

Hudson Valley officers are being honored for their extraordinary efforts in the line of duty.

PEEKSKILL - It's National Police Week in the Hudson Valley, and officers around the region are being recognized for their extraordinary efforts in the line of duty.

At last night's City Council meeting, nine Peekskill police officers were honored with certificates and commendation medals for their bravery and for going above and beyond the call of duty.

Some of the officers recognized were credited for rescuing a woman from a frigid creek by forming a human chain. Others helped some people on the verge of suicide.

In the city of Yonkers, Police Commissioner Charles Gardner was awarded a proclamation from the city in a special ceremony at City Hall. He says Yonkers police officers deserve the recognition and praise.

Police Week runs until Saturday.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Kristina's Korner tracks the 1 Trending: 'SNL ISIS' and 'Skydiving Seizure'
Lea Woodruff, whose husband was injured by a 2 Women leaders of Hudson Valley honored
3 VIDEO: Orange County vet sells Christmas trees to help others
4 Westchester/Hudson Valley Sportscast, Dec. 7
Business Report, 12-7 5 Westchester Business Report, 12-7

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Kristina Cartwright heads to a fun and different Where Are We On Wednesdays?

Kristina Cartwright heads to a fun and different location in the Hudson Valley!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE