Detective Sergeant Martin Forrest and Detective Senior Constable David Harper receive the officer's certificate.
Detective Sergeant Martin Forrest and Detective Senior Constable David Harper receive the officer's certificate. Alexia Austin

Gallery: Bravery awarded at QPS ceremony

POLICE minister Mark Ryan and Commissioner Ian Stewart have congratulated Queensland Police officers and staff who received medals at a ceremony at Roma on Wednesday.

The presentation saw 28 officers recognised for their outstanding commitment to serve the Queensland community.

Mr Ryan said all recipients displayed a range of skills that highlighted their courage and boundless dedication to public service.

"Today's recipients have shown a level of dedication to duty that gives the Queensland public continued confidence in their police service,” he said.

Officers were awarded for their bravery in the face of difficult situations, with Senior Constable John Donaldson, Detective Sergeant Martin Forrest and Detective Senior Constable David Harper recognised for their work in the Mitchell kidnapping case, and Sergeant Gerard Thornton awarded for his work in the Coldwell murder case.


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