Columbia Police Officers Matt Gremore and Brian Graff

December 11, 2010 | 5:29 p.m. CST
Columbia Police Officers Matt Gremore, left, and Brian Graff received Meritorious Conduct medals on Monday for stopping a 14-year-old boy from jumping off a bridge in Columbia in July. Gremore and Graff said they pulled the boy from edge of the railing after getting no response from him. Gremore said the officers are "not in the business to be told 'thank you,'" so the honor humbled them.

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