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Light it up blue for police

Rochester is recognizing its officers.

Posted: May 15, 2019 10:43 PM
Updated: May 15, 2019 10:43 PM

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ceremony in june./// roch live eye the city of rochester is doing something special for our men and women in blue this evening. kimt news 3's brooke mckivergan joins us live now at the government center á with a view of it all. brooke? katie, geroge, in 19á62 president johná fákennedy signed a proclamation making today á may 15th á peace officers memorial day. now, rochester is doing their part to say thank you.xxx "i think that police officers don't get enough credit for what they do out here so i think it's cool that the city is doing that in their honor." tonight the rochester skyline is illuminated blue in honor of our local and national law enforcement. the city is showing their support, recognition, and appreciation, as well as providing a silent reminder to the med city of what sacrifices officers make to ensure the safety of the community. mayor kim norton says, "it is important that we let our community know the essential and vital role that the rochester police department plays in safeguarding our live snad property despite personal risk every time an officer puts on the you can come out and enjoy the blue lights all night tonight. reporting live in rochester brooke mckivergan kimt news 3./// thank you brooke. the dome will go back to being illuminated white tomorrow./// may 15th is also national ride of silence
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