On January 9th of each year, Concerns of Police Survivors a non-profit promotes National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.). The organization was established in 1984 to support of law enforcement officers nationwide.
Below are 10 ways to observe L.E.A.D.
- 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 webpage or social media pages.
- Coordinate and/or participate in a Blue Blood Drive.
- Most importantly, if you see a police officer, thank a police officer.
If you are observing this day in anyway here in Bladen County, please send us your photos. We will publish them here on our site. Email photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.