TOWSON, MD. (WJZ) — Baltimore County Police Officer Amy Caprio, killed in the line of duty three years ago, is honored with the Congressional Badge of Bravery.
At a virtual ceremony, Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Rep. Andy Harris joined together Friday to present her parents with the award.READ MORE: People In Baltimore Protest In Solidarity, Mourning Daunte Wright's Death After He Was Fatally Shot By Police During Traffic Stop In Minnesota
Officer Caprio was killed after she responded to a call for a suspicious vehicle in Parkville.READ MORE: Pause In Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Could Delay Maryland's Goals As Baltimore City Emerges As Potential New Hotspot Stimulus Check Update: Are You Eligible For A Plus-Up Payment?
That year, she was nominated for the award, which honors federal, state, local and tribal officers who demonstrate exceptional acts of bravery in the line of duty, risking serious injury or death.