Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Awards

Montgomery, Ala. (WSFA) -- Two of Montgomery's finest were recognized for their outstanding police work Thursday.

Homicide detectives Jason Brosius and Mike Myrick with Montgomery Police Department were named law enforcement officers of the year.

Both were instrumental in solving the September driveway beating and murder of 53 year old nurse Brenda Sherard.

The two officers were chosen out of 13,000 thousand officers state wide.