Photos: 2018 Public Safety & Valor Awards

Photos: 2018 Public Safety & Valor Awards
Sheriff Dana Lawhorne and Alexandria Police Department Officer Nicole Battaglia, who received a gold award at the awards ceremony (Photo Credit: Louise Krafft)

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce honored the city’s first responders at its annual Public Safety & Valor Awards at the Old Town Hilton on April 19.

Nicole Battaglia, Alexander Jensen and Kevin Jobe, the three Alexandria Police Department officers who responded to the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park shooting in June 2017, were recognized with gold awards.

Other standouts among the 62 awardees were Officer Suzanne Watts, who received a silver medal, and 17 paramedics, firefighters and police officers who received bronze medals for their efforts at Simpson Field.

The full list of honorees can be viewed here.

Public Safety & Valor Awards 2018

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Alexandria Police Chief Michael L. Brown presents gold medals of valor to Officer Alexander Jensen, Officer Nicole Battaglia and Officer Kevin Jobe (Photo Credit: Louise Krafft)