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Honoring the Blue Line
In an outdoor ceremony at the Providence Police Station today, Mayor Jorge Elorza announced the beginning of “National Police Week”.
Beginning this Sunday, Elorza said, “We honor the lives of those Providence Police officers who made the ultimate sacrifice while courageously serving and protecting the city of Providence and the community.
About 100 people attended the annual wreath laying memorial service today to commemorate the sacrifices the police officers and their families have made to Providence. Also on hand, was Chief of Police Hugh Clements, Commissioner Steven Pare, members of the Providence Police Department, Providence Fire Department, and family members.