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By Amanda Cavaz
Green River Communications Administrator 

Recognizing Police Week


It’s National Police Week and a great time to show appreciation for our police force.

The history of National Police Week began in 1962 when President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week.

This year, Green River’s Mayor, Pete Rust, signed the National Police Week Proclamation observing May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and calling all Green River residents to observe May 13-19 as Police Week.

In recognition of National Police Week, law enforcement officers from around the world...

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