IN PHOTO: Chief of Police Brian Childress, Mayor John Gayle and City Manager Larry Hanson pose with several members from the Valdosta Police Department (in stairwell) and members of the 824th Base Defense Squadron from Moody AFB (on the left).
Several dozen attended the National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (LEAD), on Jan. 9, at the Valdosta Police Department, where Mayor Gayle presented a proclamation declaring it “Law Enforcement Appreciation Day” in Valdosta.
"Being an officer of the law is not just a job, it's a calling.," said Chief of Police Brian Childress. "As a community, let’s continue to show the men and women on the front lines that we appreciate the work they do on our behalf."
Monday, January 9, 2017 3:47:00 PM