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Satellite Beach Police Chief and Florida Police Chiefs Association President Jeff Pearson joined Gov. Ron DeSantis in Tallahassee this week to announce plans to "Paint the Town Blue" for National Police Week from May 9 to May 15. Pearson also commented on Desantis' leadership and support of law enforcement, and recent law enforcement-related legislation.
The month is dedicated to remembering and honoring fallen officers and recognizing and supporting the service and sacrifice of those who serve to protect. The resolution was signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis and members of the Florida Cabinet and presented to representatives of the Florida Sheriffs Association and Florida Police Chiefs Association at today’s Cabinet meeting.
The Florida Police Chiefs Association (FPCA) and the Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) announced on Tuesday that they are designating the month of September to honor the service and sacrifice of Florida law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in 2020, including those who have succumbed to COVID-19 while protecting our communities, and raise awareness of the specific ongoing threat to officers from the COVID-19 virus.