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Letter: Grateful for their service

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

With all the negativity and malice toward those who bravely serve and protect our families, it is important to support those who wear the badge as local police and sheriff’s department peace officers. Every day, thousands of law enforcement officers across the country leave their families at home while they faithfully protect the communities they serve. They say goodbye to their families, not knowing if, when, or in what condition they will arrive home. Yet every day, these heroes continue to uphold and defend the oath they took to protect our community.

The AFA has designated Sunday, June 12, 2022, as a Day of Prayer and Appreciation for Law Enforcement. I am participating and invite our community to join me and millions of Americans in showing these law enforcement officers our respect and appreciation, as well as offering prayers for their safety.

There are many ways we can show our support to those who serve. For example, invite the police chief, ...

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