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Leesburg Celebrates 4th Annual Police Appreciation Day on Thursday, October 18, 2018

Residents and businesses encouraged to wear blue and tie blue ribbons on trees and mailboxes.

Post Date:10/09/2018 11:29 AM

Leesburg, VA (October 9, 2018) – On Thursday, October 18, 2018, the Leesburg Town Council  will recognize the commitment and dedication of the Leesburg Police Department with the 4th annual LeLPD UNIFORM BADGEesburg Police Appreciation Day.  

The Town of Leesburg will place blue ribbons on trees in front of Town facilities and parks. Residents, schools, and businesses are encouraged to show their support for the Leesburg Police by tying blue ribbons around trees in their yards or on their mailboxes and wearing blue as an additional sign of support and appreciation.

"Our police officers put their lives on the line every day to keep us safe,” says Leesburg Mayor Kelly Burk.  “Police Appreciation Day gives us the opportunity to come together as a community to say ‘thank you’ to these dedicated men and women.”

Members of the public are also invited to write thank you notes or letters of encouragement and drop them off at the police department, 65 Plaza Street NE, in Leesburg, for all department staff to enjoy. Any images shared to social media should reference #LPDappreciation.

Media Contact:
Leah Kosin, Public Information Assistant
lkosin@leesburgva.gov
703-771-2781

 

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