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The Medal of Honor

Awarded to any active member of the Ridgewood Police Department, who distinguishes themselves conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidly at the risk of great danger, conspicuous among their fellow officers clearly distinguishing their bravery above and beyond the call of duty. This is the Department’s highest honor, and may be awarded posthumously.

 

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The Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Cross is the second highest award that may be awarded for actions taken by an officer. The Distinguished Service Cross is awarded to any active member of the Ridgewood Police Department who performs an act of heroism, under adverse conditions with real or imminent risk to the personal safety of the officer. This award may also be presented for individual acts of extreme levels of service that extend over a period of time.

The Combat Cross

The Combat Cross is the third highest award that may be awarded to an officer of the Ridgewood Police Department. The Combat Cross is awarded to an officer who has engaged in personal combat with an armed adversary under circumstances of imminent personal hazard to life or inherit risk of serious bodily injury.

 

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The Wounded in Combat Medal

The Wounded in Combat Medal is awarded to any member of the Ridgewood Police Department who sustains an injury as a result of a conflict with an armed adversary, while on or off duty, when the officer is affecting an arrest, attempting to stop a threat to the public, or is operating in an official capacity as a police officer.

 

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The Wounded in Combat Medal

The Wounded in Combat Medal is awarded to any member of the Ridgewood Police Department who sustains an injury as a result of a conflict with an armed adversary, while on or off duty, when the officer is affecting an arrest, attempting to stop a threat to the public, or is operating in an official capacity as a police officer.

 

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