Cortland Police Department to hold 2nd annual awards ceremony

Cortland Police Chief Michael Catalano, left, stands by as Sgt. Chad Hines presents awards to officers in the city's police department, Januar 2016 (Peter Blanchard/Cortland Voice)

CORTLAND, N.Y. — The Cortland Police Department will hold its second annual awards ceremony next week.

The gathering will take place on the third floor of city hall on Thurs., Jan. 26, at 5 p.m.

The department will recognize police officers who performed "extraordinary" duties in 2016.

Award categories at last year's ceremony included individual commendations, certificates for accomplishments, lifesaving awards and department commendation awards.