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Winter Storm Jonas was mere hours away but that didn’t keep a crowd from gathering inside the Arthur F. Couch Performing Arts Center on Friday, Jan. 22 for the Secaucus Police Department’s Valor Awards Ceremony.

At the event, police were honored for acts ranging from talking a man out of suicide to apprehending a robbery suspect.

Last year a similar ceremony was held in the same space by the Policeman’s Benevolent Association. “Those were union awards by the union,” explained Police Chief Kevin Flaherty. 

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