Newsday
December 5, 2001

Medals Day

(Photos by Robert Mecea)

Richards Jim Richards, right, receives the police medal of honor from Mayor Giuliani, left, on behalf of his brother Detective Claude D. Richards, who died in the World Trade Center attacks.
Police officer James Smith and his daughter Patricia, 2, walk on stage to receive the police medal of honor on behalf of their wife and mother, police officer Moira A. Smith, who died in the line of duty while responding to the World Trade Center. Smith
Valentin Sgt. Denise Valentin, right, shakes hands with Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik, left, after receiving the police medal of honor Tuesday on behalf of her brother, police officer Santos Valetin, Jr., who died in the World Trade Center attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.