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POLICE: Our officers deserve public support

Letter by Monika Newbold, Pacific on Nov. 29, 2011 at 9:19 am | 6 Comments »
November 29, 2011 11:02 am

With the anniversary Tuesday of the brutal slayings of the four Lakewood police officers, it saddens me to see so much negative attention focused on law enforcement.

Two years ago I watched as thousands of people lined the streets to honor these fallen officers. It’s a shame that it takes such a horrible event to bring out the goodness in people and simple things as a YouTube video to pass such quick judgment on police officers.

I would like to thank all the men and women of law enforcement for the selfless work that they do. I will not forget the officers who made the ultimate sacrifice or the ones who continue to protect our streets. My porch light will remain burning a blue light in their honor.

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