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Honoring all of our officers

By Gale Cowan, Adair County Judge Executive

I'm very proud to have signed the proclamation in support of our local law enforcement. Our law enforcement members have taken a hit over the past few years and we need to lift them all up in our prayers daily.

National Police Week Proclamation

WHEREAS There are more than 800,000 law enforcement officers serving in communities across the United States, including our local law enforcement presence including the Adair County Sheriff's Office, Columbia City Police, and Kentucky State Police;

WHEREAS Since the first recorded death in 1786, more than 23,000 law enforcement officers in the United States have made the ultimate sacrifice and been killed in the line of duty; and

WHEREAS The names of these dedicated public servants are engraved on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC; and

WHEREAS: 619 new names of fallen heroes are being added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial this spring, including 472 Officers killed in 2021 and 147 Officers killed in previous years; and

The service and sacrifice of all officers killed in the line of duty will be honored during National Law Enforcement Week;

It is appropriate to honor and recognize the sacrifices of not only our local officers but all officers who have taken an oath to serve and protect all humanity with liberty, equality, and justice for all; Sheriffs Office, Columbia City Police, Kentucky State Troopers and police enforcement officers all over the United States the week of May 15-21, 2022 - National Police Week.

s/ Gale Cowan,
Adair County Judge Executive

This story was posted on 2022-05-23 10:36:17
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ACJE Cowan proclaims week to honor law enforcement

2022-05-23 - Adair County, KY - Photo from the office of Adair County Judge Executive .
Adair County Judge Executive Gale Cowan signed a proclamation in recognition the Adair County law enforcement. With her at the official signing were, from left, Columbia City Police Chief Jr Murphy, Adair County Sheriff Josh Brockman, Kentucky State Police Post 15 Commander Capt. Bradley Stotts and Levi Scott.

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