It’ National Law Enforcement Appreciation today. Please take time out of your busy schedules to show our men and women that we support and appreciate them. Below are a few simple ways to show your support:
- Wear blue today
- Send a card to your local police department or state agency
- Share a positive story on social media
- Participate in project blue light- proudly display your blue light in support of law enforcement.
History of L.E.A.D.:
National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day was founded in 2015 to thank officers across the country for all the daily sacrifices they make for their communities. Concerns of Police Survivors, the FBI National Academy Associates, the Fraternal Order of Police, the International Association of Chief of Police, the Officer Down Memorial Page, Law Enforcement United, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, International Conference of Police Chaplains, National Troopers Coalition only name a few of the long list of organizations supporting inaugural day of National Law Enforcement Officers Appreciation Day. Since then, nationwide many more organizations have joined forces to support National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.)to spread encouragement and respect to these dedicated men and women.
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