The Town of Trumbull Celebrates National Police Week (May 9-15, 2021)! We thank the officers of the Trumbull Police Department, who selflessly put themselves in harm’s way to protect our Town, our families and defend our community.
WHEREAS, in 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the week in which that date falls as Police Week, and;
WHEREAS, National Police Week is a time for us to honor and recognize the continuous dedication and courage of our police officers who risk their lives daily so that our communities remain safe; and
WHEREAS, National Police Week formally allows us to honor, celebrate and grieve fallen officers, may we always remember those who put their life on the line every day for us; and
WHEREAS, our law enforcement officers are the guardians of life and property; defenders of the individual right to be free; warriors in the battle against crime; and are dedicated to the preservation of life and property; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Trumbull is deeply grateful to the courageous officers of Trumbull, under the leadership of Chief Michael Lombardo, who selflessly put themselves in harm’s way to protect our Town, our families and defend our community;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Vicki A. Tesoro, by virtue of the authority vested in me as First Selectman of the Town of Trumbull, Connecticut, do hereby proclaim the week in which May 15, 2021, falls as
NATIONAL POLICE WEEK
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Town of Trumbull to be affixed on the 10th day of May in the year 2021.
Vicki A. Tesoro, First Selectman