Photo by: Darice Farris Photography
The week of May 15 is National Police Week. Many people throughout the country are finding ways to pay tribute to law enforcement officers.
Andrea Davis, wife of a Lumberton police officer, decided to coordinate with the other wives and honor the officers as a group. “As LEO (law enforcement officer) wives, we wanted to find a way to honor our husbands individually and at the same time show our support as a Blue Line Family and hopefully inspire others to show support as well,” she said.
The group of ladies worked with Spring Print to create the signs they are holding in the photo and asked All Things Vinyl to make the t-shirts that they are wearing in the photo. Darice Farris, the photographer, donated the price of the photos back to the Lumberton Police Department.
According to the Police Week web site, “In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week.”
Davis says, “The law enforcement bond is very strong. As wives, we depend on each other’s husbands to protect our own. We support our husbands and equally support the department as a unit. We are a family.”