Medal of Valor

Medal of Valor

The Medal of Valor is an award for bravery, usually given for individual acts of extraordinary bravery or heroism performed in the line of duty at extreme, life-threatening, personal risk. It recognizes  deputies whose actions could be considered as having gone above and beyond the call of duty, or to recognize a deputy who has performed an act of bravery displaying an extreme amount of courage while knowingly facing imminent danger.