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.
More top news
Several bus lanes in Coventry have been suspended as part of a trial by the Council to ease congestion.
Four prison inmates are due to appear in court today in connection with last month's major outbreak of rioting at HMP Birmingham.
The funeral of victims' rights campaigner Jill Saward will be held today at Lichfield Cathedral in Staffordshire.