Danville Police hand out annual awards, commendations

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DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) In Danville, the police department recognized several of its officers today on a job well done.

Some received letters of commendation and awards for their efforts in traffic control and other areas.

Two retired officers were given plaques and shadow boxes thanking them for their service.

One officer received a medal and the Lifesaving Award for rescuing someone out of their vehicle.

"It feels good that we get recognized for actually doing a good job and just being out there doing what we're supposed to do," says recipient of the Lifesaving Award, Dale English.

The department gives out these types of awards each year and says its proud of the work the officers do.

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