The Berkeley Police Department awarded medals to seven officers Wednesday who demonstrated bravery in the line of duty.
The special awards ceremony held at City Council Chambers, recognized officers for lifesaving acts, heroism and exceptional service.
Among the honorees were two officers who shot an armed suspect after a jewelry store robbery, according to police Public Information Officer Mary Kusmiss.
In addition, a sergeant and officer, commanders of the Police Department's boat, Bay One, were honored for saving the lives of two men who were stranded on a sinking ship in San Francisco Bay.
–Compiled by wire services and staff