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Mayor Bronson proclaims Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Published: Jan. 9, 2022 at 3:54 PM AKST
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson issued a press release proclaiming Jan. 9 as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

On Saturday, NuVision Credit Union CEO Roger Ballard surprised Anchorage Police Department officers with meals and a donation to the Anchorage Cops for Community charity.

“As they came in today they received hot meals and a huge thank you and that’s really important for our officers to feel and hear that,” Sr. Patrol Officer Angelina Salvato said.

Mayor Bronson’s proclamation encouraged people of Anchorage to show gratitude to police officers.

“The dedicated, respected, and professional members of law enforcement throughout our city deserve to be recognized for their selfless service to the public,” read the proclamation.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy also issued a press release on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

“The safety and wellbeing of every Alaskan is the highest priority for the State of Alaska,” Dunleavy said. “Today and every day, we honor and thank our dedicated law enforcement professionals who safeguard our families and communities. We thank you for enforcing the rule of law and for sacrificing your life in times of crisis. It’s with immense gratitude that we set apart this day to celebrate the courage and contribution our law enforcement personnel make day after day.”

Gov. Dunleavy and Mayor Bronson issued press releases recognizing Law Enforcement Appreciation...
Gov. Dunleavy and Mayor Bronson issued press releases recognizing Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.(Photo courtesy Shannon Mason)

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