January 9 is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, a day set aside to thank the men and women who protect and serve our community.
Local 22 & Local 44’s Spencer Thomas teamed up with Franklin County Sheriffs Lt. John Grismore for a day in the life of local law enforcement. Grismore, who has been in law enforcement for the better part of two decades, tells su what the day means to him.
Here are some ways you can show your support:
• Wear blue clothing in support of law enforcement.
• Send a card of support to your local police department or state agency.
• Share a story about a positive law enforcement experience on social media.
• Ask children in your community to write letters in support of law enforcement.
• Participate in Project Blue Light – Proudly display your blue light in support of law enforcement.
• Organize an event or a rally in support of your law enforcement officers.
• Advertise your support through local media outlets/billboards.
• Post the public service announcement supplied by C.O.P.S. to your organization’s web page or social media pages.• Coordinate and/or participate in a Blue Blood Drive.