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Proclamation Read Declaring May 15, 2019 Peace Officer's Memorial Day During National Police Week 2019

Post Date:05/14/2019 4:00 PM

Mayor Evalyn Moore read Proclamation at this week's special commission meeting declaring May 15, 2019 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and May 12 - 18, 2019 as National Police Week. Congress designated May 15 of each year as Peace Officers Memorial Day by a joint resolution approved October 1, 1962. President John F. Kennedy designated May 15, 1963 and May 15 each year succeeding as Peace Officers Memorial Day in honor of those peace officers through their courageous deeds, have lost their lives or have become disabled in the performance of duty . 

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