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Cpl. Mike Edwards, left, was presented Sept. 8 with the Colorado Police Protective Association's annual Life Saving Award by CPPA President Ben Leach. Edwards was recognized by the state organization for his efforts Feb. 7 in removing a Craig resident from a burning home.

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Craig police officer receives state recognition

Cpl. Edwards receives CPPA award for actions during February Craig home fire

A Craig Police Department officer has received state recognition for his actions while serving in the line of duty. Cpl. Mike Edwards was presented Sept. 8 with the Colorado Police Protective Association’s Life Saving Award during the CPPA’s annual conference in Colorado Springs. The CPPA Life Saving Award is only presented to one officer each calendar year. Edwards was chosen out of a pool of nominees from across Colorado for his efforts Feb. 7 in removing a male Craig resident from a burning home near Woodbury Park.

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