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We promised to never forget and more importantly to never forgive. Take a moment to recognize the day that changed our lives forever. Especially to honor those who believed in something. Even if it meant sacrificing everything. #343 #60
The White HouseOffice of the Press SecretaryFor Immediate ReleaseMay 13, 2016Presidential Proclamation --Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, 2016PEACE OFFICERS MEMORIAL DAY AND POLICE WEEK, 2016- - - - - - -BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAA PROCLAMATIONFor generations, the brave women and men of our Nation's law enforcement have answered the call to serve and protect our communities. Enduring long shifts in dangerous and unpredictable circumstances, our Nation's peace officers embody the courage and honor that represent the best of America. On Peace Officers Memorial Day and during Police Week, we express our gratitude for the selfless public servants who wear the badge and put themselves in harm's way to keep us safe, and we pay respect for those who lost their lives in the line of duty.In moments of danger and desperation, the first people we turn to are law enforcement officers. These often unsung heroes risk their lives and sacrifice precious time with loved ones so their fellow Americans can live in peace and security. But more than that, they are leaders in their communities, serving as mentors, coaches, friends, and neighbors -- working tirelessly each day to ensure that the people they serve have the opportunities that should be afforded to all Americans. In honor of all they do, we must give these dedicated professionals the support and appreciation they deserve.My Administration continues to work to ensure police departments and other...Operation Officer Down (OOD) - A program of the NAIDW
www.OperationOfficerDown.org supports officers, first responders and their families who have been injured, disabled, and killed in the line of duty.A safe, private, and secure place to connect and share resources and support with our brothers and sisters.