Suffolk: PC Jay & Aman Get Award

Suffolk dog handler PC Steve Jay and police dog Aman will be presented with a prestigious award at this year's Crufts Dog Show.

The pair have been chosen to receive the Police Dog Action of the Year Award 2011 at the event on Sunday 11 March.

The award comes after both PC Jay and Aman were injured during the arrest of a man in Ipswich on Tuesday 25th October. The pair received stab wounds but made full recoveries and were back on full operational duty by the end of November.

PC Jay said of the award:

"I am extremely thankful to be nominated and proud to be chosen to get this award and accept it on behalf of all that were involved in the incident. Aman thankfully made an excellent recovery and has no lasting physical side affects."

Assistant Chief Constable Paul Marshall added: "PC Jay should feel extremely proud that he and Aman are in line for this award. It is an excellent example of the bravery shown by Suffolk's police officers who sometimes have to take extraordinary actions in their everyday role as well as ensuring the public are kept safe from harm.

We offer our congratulations to them as it is very well deserved and is testimony to the many risks that police officers take on a daily basis and is in the very highest traditions of the force."

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