Mishawaka Police Officer honored with Hero Award


An honor and surprise for a Mishawaka police officer.

Officer Andrew Silveus Senior received the Hero Award from the Homes for Heroes program.

He has served on the Mishawaka Police Department for 26 years and served in the Army before that.

Several city leaders and his family surprised him with the honor.

"It just hits me there, choked me upstairs. I love my family, I love this, I love the job. So to get awarded for doing something that you love. Sometimes it's kind of odd. But I appreciate it,” said Officer Silveus Sr.

Officer Silveus Sr. also thanked his co-workers and those in the military for their hard work.

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