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All Medal of Valor Recipients

Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor
Description

The Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor is awarded by the President to public safety officers cited by the Attorney General and recommended by the Medal of Valor Review Board. The board, which comprises representatives of the public safety community and the general public, reviews the nominations and recommends individuals for recognition.

2015-2016

Watch a recording of the White House Medal of Valor Ceremony held on February 20, 2018.

2013–2014 and 2014–2015

On May 16, 2016, President Barack Obama awarded the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor to 13 public safety officers (or their family members), listed below, who exhibited exceptional courage in saving and protecting others and whose heroic actions were above and beyond the call of duty.

2011–2012 and 2012–2013

The public safety officers listed below (or their family members) were awarded medals in a ceremony on February 11, 2015. To learn about each recipient’s act of valor, click on the officer’s name.

2009-2010 and 2010-2011

The public safety officers listed below, or their family members, were awarded medals in a ceremony on February 20, 2013. To learn about each recipient’s act of valor and to view photos, click on the officer’s name. Click here to see more photos of the ceremony and other information.

2008-2009

2007-2008

2006-2007

2005-2006

2004-2005

2003-2004

2002-2003

2001-2002