Officers honored at annual awards luncheon - 21 News Now, More Local News for Youngstown, Ohio -

Officers honored at annual awards luncheon

Posted: Updated:

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - More than 80 Youngstown Police Officers are recognized for going above the call of duty.

Chief Rod Foley said at the annual awards luncheon that much of the work officers do each day goes unnoticed and is under appreciated.

This year, several officers were recognized for saving a life.

"We have officers going inside burning buildings. We have officers giving CPR to a newborn child. We have a valor award winner ... so those are extreme bravery and things people do everyday that doesn't always get recognized," Foley said.

The award winning officers are nominated and selected based on the votes of fellow officers.

  • More From wfmj.comMore>>

  • Ohio State marching band director fired

    Ohio State marching band director fired

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:12:28 GMT
    Ohio State University has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.More >>
    Ohio State University has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.
    More >>
  • Judge argues for return of firing squad executions

    Judge argues for return of firing squad executions

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:05:46 GMT
    An influential federal appeals court judge says the nation's third lethal injection execution in six months to go awry underscores his call to bring back firing squads.More >>
    An influential federal appeals court judge says the nation's third lethal injection execution in six months to go awry underscores his call to bring back firing squads.
    More >>
  • Dad charged after fallen dresser kills 2 toddlers

    Dad charged after fallen dresser kills 2 toddlers

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:01:19 GMT
    ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) - The attorney for a Pennsylvania man charged with involuntary manslaughter after a dresser fell on his two toddler daughters says their deaths were a "tragic accident," not a crime. Attorney Dale Fouse represents 28-year-old David Beatty, of Aliquippa, who is charged in the deaths of 2-year-old Brooklyn and 3-year-old Ryeley. Beaver County District Attorney Anthony Berosh says the girls would have lived if Beatty had checked on the girls when he heard the dresser fall on...More >>
    ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) - The attorney for a Pennsylvania man charged with involuntary manslaughter after a dresser fell on his two toddler daughters says their deaths were a "tragic accident," not a crime. Attorney Dale Fouse represents 28-year-old David Beatty, of Aliquippa, who is charged in the deaths of 2-year-old Brooklyn and 3-year-old Ryeley. Beaver County District Attorney Anthony Berosh says the girls would have lived if Beatty had checked on the girls when he heard the dresser fall on...More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms