President Obama honors police

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11: U.S. President Barack

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11: U.S. President Barack Obama honors the 2013 National Association of Police Organizations TOP COPS award winners in a ceremony at the White House on May 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. TOP COPS awardees are nominated by their fellow officers for outstanding service above and beyond the call of duty. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images) Photo Credit: Getty Brendan Hoffman

An NYPD detective from the Bronx was among the police officers honored by President Obama in a White House ceremony.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11: U.S. President Barack
Photo Credit: Getty Brendan Hoffman

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11: U.S. President Barack Obama poses for a picture with the 2013 National Association of Police Organizations TOP COPS award winners during a ceremony honoring them at the White House on May 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. TOP COPS awardees are nominated by their fellow officers for outstanding service above and beyond the call of duty. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11: U.S. President Barack
Photo Credit: Getty Brendan Hoffman

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11: U.S. President Barack Obama honors the 2013 National Association of Police Organizations TOP COPS award winners in a ceremony at the White House on May 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. TOP COPS awardees are nominated by their fellow officers for outstanding service above and beyond the call of duty. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11: U.S. President Barack
Photo Credit: Getty Brendan Hoffman

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11: U.S. President Barack Obama poses for a picture with the 2013 National Association of Police Organizations TOP COPS award winners during a ceremony honoring them at the White House on May 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. TOP COPS awardees are nominated by their fellow officers for outstanding service above and beyond the call of duty. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11: U.S. President Barack
Photo Credit: Getty Brendan Hoffman

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 11: U.S. President Barack Obama honors the 2013 National Association of Police Organizations TOP COPS award winners in a ceremony at the White House on May 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. TOP COPS awardees are nominated by their fellow officers for outstanding service above and beyond the call of duty. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama speaks during an event
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US President Barack Obama speaks during an event honouring the 2013 National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) TOP COPS award winners on May 11, 2013 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGANMANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

US President Barack Obama waves after attending an
Photo Credit: Getty MANDEL NGAN

US President Barack Obama waves after attending an event honoring the 2013 National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) TOP COPS award winners on May 11, 2013 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGANMANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

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