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'Above and beyond': Allentown officers honored

Published On: May 15 2014 12:05:46 PM CDT

Officers honored

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

Dozens of Allentown's 'boys in blue' were honored for going above and beyond the call of duty.

A commendation and award presentation was held Wednesday morning at the Scottish Rite Cathedral on Hamilton Street.

Dozens of officers were honored for making the city a safer place to live and work.

A number of civilians were also recognized for their contributions.

The commendation ceremony is held every year to coincide with National Police Week.