TFD to march Saturday for National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

TFD to march for National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
Posted at 11:58 AM, Jan 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-05 07:33:16-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Tallahassee Fire Department will participate in National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day by recognizing members of their community.

The men of F3 Tallahassee will lead a march Saturday to thank local law enforcement officers and first responders and to honor those who died in the line of duty.

Those include Engineer Chris Thurman, who died in January 2016; Captain Brad Deanda, in December 2016; Shelby Allen, the daughter of Engineer Jimmy Allen, in December 2016; and Engineer Jeffrey Atkinson, in December 2017.

The march will begin at Leon High School at 7 a.m., according to a TPD news release.

Marchers will visit memorials at the Capitol and lay wreaths at the Tallahassee Fire Depaartment, Tallahassee Police Department, Florida Depaartment of Law Enforcement, Florida Sheriffs Association and Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.

Members of the public are invited to show their appreciation by joining the march.

The National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day is Monday, January 9. 

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