COLORADO SPRINGS – The Police Foundation of Colorado Springs along with numerous sponsors will hold the 33rd Annual Medal of Valor Luncheon this coming Monday, November 5th.
Awards at the ceremony are presented by the Colorado Springs Police Department “to those officers who display heroism, courage, and initiative above and beyond the call of duty while protecting the citizens and businesses of Colorado Springs.”
According to CSPD, one officer will be presented with the Purple Heart and Medal of Honor, three officers will be presented with the Medal of Valor, 15 officers will be presented with the Distinguished Service Award, and the Police Award will be presented to Deputy Micah Flick (posthumously). Deputy Flick’s wife, Rachel Flick, will accept the award on his behalf.
Micah Flick was an 11-year-veteran of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office and a Colorado Springs area native. He was killed in the line of duty in February of 2018.
You can find more information about how to help the families of officers injured or killed in the line of duty here: Police Foundation of Colorado Springs
The ceremony will take place at The Broadmoor Hotel from 10:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, November 5th. A static display will begin at 10:45 a.m. and run through 11:50 a.m. The luncheon will start promptly at noon with a performance by the Police Pipes & Drums and the Pikes Peak Highlanders