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JPD officer honored after saving children from fire

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Jackson Police Officer now has a special award for his heroic efforts.

Officer James Edwards was presented with the Hinds County "Above and Beyond" Award for his bravery. 

Edwards was honored at the Hinds County Supervisors meeting on Monday. Edwards was first on the scene at an early morning fire just a few weeks ago at the Melrose Apartments.

After Edwards arrived he caught several children tossed to him from the balcony of the burning building.  

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