Beloit recognizes local law enforcement at award ceremony

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The city of Beloit recognizes local law enforcement. 

An award ceremony Wednesday honored officers, staff and residents for their role in keeping the community safe. 

The city paid special recognition to members of the force who lost their lives in the line of duty. 
The event also featured stories of locals’ efforts to protect their neighborhoods. 

The Beloit Police Chief says his officers uphold the values they’re trained to instill. 

“We want our officers to be good at problem solving, judgement and decision making,” said Chief David Zibolski, Beloit Police Department. “Those are three critical tasks that have to be successful in this profession and to be in a critical situation in which you have to make a life threatening decision.” 

The Beloit Police Chief also said he hopes to foster an even stronger relationship between members of the force and the community. 

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