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32nd Annual Medal of Valor Luncheon

Twenty-two officers received awards at the Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor Luncheon at the Broadmoor hotel on Monday, November 20, 2017. Officer Jeffry Whittmore received the Medal of Honor while 15 Medals of Valor and 12 Distinguished Service awards were given out.

Medal of Honor recipient Officer Jeffry Whittmore, right, hugs Officer Steven Pugsley, who received a distinguished service medal for the same incident, at the Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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Medal of Honor recipient Officer Jeffry Whittmore, right, hugs Officer Steven Pugsley, who received a distinguished service medal for the same incident, at the Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Members of the Colorado Springs Police Department Honor Guard cross weapons before the presentation of colors at the 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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Members of the Colorado Springs Police Department Honor Guard cross weapons before the presentation of colors at the 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Officer Armando Newell receives the Distinguished Service award at the Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. Newell also received two Medals of Valor.

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Officer Armando Newell receives the Distinguished Service award at the Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. Newell also received two Medals of Valor. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Officer Corey Thompson walks off the stage holding his framed Colorado state flag and wearing his Medal of Valor at the Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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Officer Corey Thompson walks off the stage holding his framed Colorado state flag and wearing his Medal of Valor at the Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Officer Michael Walker crosses the stage with his Medal go Valor and framed Colorado state flag at The Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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Officer Michael Walker crosses the stage with his Medal go Valor and framed Colorado state flag at The Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Officer Jeffry Whittmore receives the Medal of Honor at the Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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Officer Jeffry Whittmore receives the Medal of Honor at the Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Officer Dale Lucky receives the Medal of Valor at the Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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Officer Dale Lucky receives the Medal of Valor at the Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Officer Andrew Genta walks off the stage after receiving his Distinguished Service award at the Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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Officer Andrew Genta walks off the stage after receiving his Distinguished Service award at the Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Award recipients at the Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon stand at the front of the crowd at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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Award recipients at the Colorado Springs Police Department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon stand at the front of the crowd at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Officer Andrew Genta salutes Colorado Springs Police Chief Peter Carey at the department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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Officer Andrew Genta salutes Colorado Springs Police Chief Peter Carey at the department's 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Members of the Colorado Springs Police Department Honor Guard perform at the 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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Members of the Colorado Springs Police Department Honor Guard perform at the 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Members of the Colorado Springs Police Department Honor Guard perform at the 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.
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Members of the Colorado Springs Police Department Honor Guard perform at the 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Colorado Springs Police Chief Peter Carey addresses the 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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Colorado Springs Police Chief Peter Carey addresses the 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017.

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The Colorado Springs Police Department held its 32nd annual Medal of Valor luncheon at the Broadmoor banquet center on Monday, November 20, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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