Syed Rizwan Farook

Trump awards Medal of Valor to 12 public safety officers

A dozen public safety officers received the nation's highest honor for bravery from President Donald Trump on Tuesday, including six individuals who responded after a married couple shot and killed 14 people in San Bernardino, California, more than two years ago.

"Through your service and sacrifice we are reminded that America's greatest treasure is her people," Trump said at a White House ceremony before he clasped the Medal of Valor around each man's neck. "In your courage we see America's strength and in your character we see America's soul."

The Medal of Valor is the nation's highest award for public safety officers who risk their lives attempting...