Medal Of Valor
Two detectives from the Riverside Police Department both received a Medal of Valor Friday for their bravery during a shootout in February that helped bring the Christopher Dorner saga to an end.
Among the officers who received the Medal Of Valor at the Orange County Sherrif’s 25th Annual Medal of Valor ceremony was a retired captain whose recognition has been 40 years coming.
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was among a group of heroes honored Wednesday evening at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Beverly Hills.
Two firefighters who died when their truck plunged off a road during last year’s massive wildfire in Los Angeles County will receive posthumous medals of valor.