Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 7, 2013

They saved a man from choking to death, prevented a woman from taking her own life, and carried an injured hiker to medical care.
Three Salisbury police officers have been recognized for what the department calls their heroic actions last year.
The department recently recognized a number of officers for “over and above” acts during 2012, a Salisbury Police Department news release said. Master Police Officer Adam Bouk, Master Police Officer Randall Correll and Sgt. Todd Sides received “top level” awards.
“In all of the incidents involved, the officers put the immediate needs of others in front of their own,” Chief Rory Collins said in a news release.