PCs Stephen Fletcher and Rory Stuart-Knill say it is fantastic to be recognised for the West Midlands region amongst other 'wonderful stories' at the Police Bravery Awards.
They received special recognition from the Police Federation after coming face-to-face with around 40 rioters during the Coventry riots in 2011.
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