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Grand Rapids officers honored


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GRAND RAPIDS (WAOW) -- Two Grand Rapids police officers are honored for their bravery during a standoff last fall. Officers Rusty Roe and David Drinkwine received awards at Tuesday  night's town board meeting. Roe was shot in the line of duty. His bullet proof vest saved his life. Drinkwine was also shot at during that same incident. Both are thankful they were wearing protection. The officers say they are honored the community has acknowledged them. The man who police say fired the gun has been committed for mental health treatment.




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