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Polk City, Iowa

Mayor Morse Proclaims May 14-20, 2017 as National Police Week

by City Hall 5/15/2017

WHEREAS, the Congress and the President of the United States have designated Monday, May 15, 2017 as Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the week in which it falls as National Police Week to honor the service and sacrifice of those law enforcement officers that risk their lives to protect our communities and safeguard our democracy; and

WHEREAS, there are approximately 900,000 law enforcement officers serving in communities across the United States, including the dedicated members of the law enforcement agency of the City of Polk City, whom play an essential role in safeguarding the rights and freedoms of the citizens of Polk City, Iowa; and

WHEREAS, it is important that all citizens know and understand the responsibilities, duties, hazards and sacrifice of their law enforcement officers; and

WHEREAS, the members of the Police Department in Polk City, Iowa, serve the people by safeguarding life and property, protect them against violence and disorder, and provide a vital public service.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Jason Morse, Mayor of Polk City, Iowa, do hereby recognize the week of May 14-20, 2017 as NATIONAL POLICE WEEK in Polk City Iowa, and publicly salute the service of law enforcement officers in our community and in communities across the nation. I urge all citizens to recognize these officers’ faithful and loyal devotion to their responsibilities.


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May 15. 2017 10:13

Mike Callahan

I commend our mayor for recognizing our Poke City Police Department. All Polk City residence should display their american flags to show support and honor all of our officers that put their lives on the line twenty-four seven for our city.
Regards to all,
Mike Callahan

Mike Callahan

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