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Friday May 15th is Police Memorial Day set aside to honor all Law Enforcement Officers who died or were disabled while in the line of duty.

This is a thread to honor all the LEO's that given their lives in the performance of their duties.

What this thread is not it is not for bashing. If you feel the need to bash a LEO then please start your own thread as your negative opinions are not welcome here.

Law Enforcement Officers that die or are disabled in the line of duty deserve the same respect as military service personnel that die or are disabled in the line of duty.


87th Congress of the
United States of America
H.J.Res. 730 October 1, 1962 Public Law 87-726
Joint Resolution
76 Stat.676.
To authorize the President to proclaim May 15 of each year as Peace Officers
Memorial Day and the calendar week of each year during which such May 15
occurs as Police Week.
Whereas the police officers of America have worked devotedly and
selflessly in behalf of the people of this Nation, regardless of the peril or
hazard to themselves; and
Whereas these officers have safeguarded the lives and property of their
fellow Americans; and
Whereas by the enforcement of our laws, these same officers have given
our country internal freedom from fear of the violence and civil disorder
that is presently affecting other nations;
Whereas these men and women by their patriotic service and their
dedicated efforts have earned the gratitude of the Republic:
Now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of
America in Congress assembled, That the President is authorized and requested to
issue proclamations (1) designating May 15 of each year as Peace Officers
Memorial Day in honor of the Federal, State, and municipal officers who have been
killed or disabled in the line of duty, (2) directing the officials of the Government to
display at half-staff the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on
such day, as provided by section 3(m) of the Act of June 22, 1942 (Chapter 435; 56
Stat. 377; 36 U.S.C. 175), (3) designating in each year the calendar week during
which such May 15 occurs as Police Week, in recognition of the service given by
the men and women who, night and day, stand guard in our midst to protect us
through enforcement of our laws, and (4) inviting the governments of the States and
communities and the people of the United States to observe such day and week with
appropriate ceremonies and activities, including the display at half-staff of the flag of
the United States.
Approved October 1, 1962
For all those who wear the shield. Thank You.
For those who have lost a fellow officer. My Condolences.

Creek Walker
 

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Thanks to all law enforcement officers who perform their duty with honor, integrity and support the constitution of the United States under all conditions.
 

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Wow! A thread 2 years old that is very Noble in purpose and only has the OP and 2 replies. Un - Freaking - believable!:confused:

To all who put your life on the line to do a job that few would want to do, that receive little recognition, and some/much animosity from those you protect and serve.


Thank You!


For those who have died in the line of duty.:( A sincere Thank you, and may you be kept safe and respected on the other side.
 
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