ATLANTA - Many Atlantans rely on MARTA for their evening commutes and Thursday they were honored.
FOX 5 Anchor Cynne Simpson had the privilege of emceeing their annual luncheon celebrating achievements within the MARTA Police Department.
This year, 94 MARTA employees had perfect attendance.
Officers also received commendations for amazing feats of heroism and bravery.
One officer saved a blind man who had fallen down on the train tracks.
Other officers chased and caught criminals at MARTA stations.
There was even a case where an elderly lady with dementia became lost and officers were able to reunite her with her family.
During National Police Week, FOX 5 Atlanta extends gratitude to all of the local law enforcement agencies who keep neighborhoods safe.