Crime fighters honored in San Francisco

Justice Awards ceremony in San Francisco.

April 10, 2014 7:45:44 PM PDT
The people who crack down on crime were honored Thursday in San Francisco when the district attorney's office handed out justice awards to over 20 individuals.

They included crime victims, police officers and prosecutors.

Officer Gary Peachey and inspector Mike Philpott were recognized for getting key information that led to the arrest of a drug dealer who set a woman on fire seven years ago.

Also honored was a victim of scammers like those who targeted the Chinese community. Susan Wong was robbed but helped police identify the crooks.

Some of those recognized have been placed in the witness relocation program because of the danger they face for cooperating with police.