Binghamton Police honored at annual Police Week ceremony

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Members of Binghamton's Finest were honored Thursday for going above and beyond the call of duty.

Over a dozen Binghamton Police Officers were awarded certificates of recognition at City Hall.

The honored police men and women were awarded for efforts ranging from major drugs busts to detaining suspects and saving lives.

Members of the Special Investigations Unit were recognized for a major drug bust that confiscated over 100-thousand dollars worth of heroin.

Another officer successfully detained 6 robbery suspects.

Chief Joe Zikuski says its a way to say thank you for doing an often thankless job.

Posted: May 04, 2017 05:24 PM EDT