Huntsville Police Dept.
Native regulation enforcement businesses are inviting the general public to have fun Nationwide Police weeks with them.
Could 15 was designated Peace Officers Memorial Day in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy. The times surrounding it have turn into Nationwide Police Week.
This yr, native departments are holding various occasions for each the Memorial Day and the complete week.
The Morgan County Fallen Officers Memorial can be held on Tuesday, Could 14 at eight:30 a.m. close to the Cain Avenue entrance of the Morgan County Courthouse in Cotaco Park. Decatur Police Chief Nate Allen says, “This week offers us an opportunity to pause and replicate on the numerous sacrifices which have been made for the protection of our metropolis and nation. Throughout Nationwide Police Week, we keep in mind and acknowledge the women and men who misplaced their lives in service to guard and honor the oath they took.”
The Huntsville Police Division is that includes on Fb movies honoring its fallen officers. The primary is Officer William J. Avenue.
Police Week 2019 At present’s first tribute honoring the primary of 11 fallen officers from the Huntsville Police Division is HPD Officer William J. Avenue.
Posted by Huntsville Police Division on Monday, Could 13, 2019
The Metropolis of Madison Police Dept. despatched 4 officers to Washington D.C. to symbolize the division for the week.
The Metropolis of Athens posted on their Fb web page that the Athens Police Division will learn the names of 9 regulation enforcement officers who sacrificed their lives in service to the residents of Limestone County. The ceremony can be Thursday, Could 16, at 5 p.m. on the Limestone County Courthouse garden by the regulation enforcement memorial. The rain location is the Athens Metropolis Corridor lobby.
“As a division and group, we don’t have to neglect these officers who misplaced their lives whereas doing their job of defending and serving Athens and Limestone County,” Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson stated. “As well as, those that are presently serving recognize the help and prayers of the group.”
The Morgan County Sheriff’s Workplace desires you to find out about Blue Ribbon Week.
Considerations of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) promotes blue ribbons tied on automobile antennas as a reminder to the general public that many regulation enforcement officers have paid the last word value and given their lives within the line of obligation. It’s also to honor these officers who, day and night time, stand guard in our communities.
The Florence, AL Police Division is posting memorials to its fallen officers this week. On Monday, they honored Officer Steven Ticer.