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Keep police in your thoughts next week
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From Chief Thomas MoczynskiBrodhead Police DepartmentThis year, National Police Week will be observed from May 9 through May 15. National Police Day was established by President John F. Kennedy in 1963, establishing the week of May 15 as Law Enforcement Week, a time to recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement. Here in Brodhead the Police Department will take time Thursday, May 13, to observe National Police week during a small ceremony at 1 p.m. in Tinker's Garden.On Saturday, May 15, the annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service will be held on the steps of our nation's capitol.