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2017 LASD Medal of Valor

Valor Award!

Councilwoman Sharif presented the 2017 Los Angeles County Sheriff's Medal of Valor and Life Saving award.

The Valor and Meritorious Conduct medals are awarded annually to those who have performed acts of great bravery or heroism, above and beyond the call of duty, to save the lives of others while placing their own lives at risk.


In 1982, the Department Valor Awards Program was established to officially and publicly recognize the exceptionallyheroic acts performed by members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. These awards signify courage, acts of heroism while saving the life of another, traumatic physical injury while performing their job, preservation of human life, personal commitment, and sacrifice to help others.