Plains school honors local law enforcement
Plains Police Chief Brian Josephson answering questions from 4-year-old Brody Lane. (Tracy Scott/Valley Press)
Plains students made thank you cards for local law enforcement officers. (Tracy Scott/Valley Press)
Plains Police Chief Brian Josephson accepting a certificate of appreciation from Kati Mitchell. (Tracy Scott/Valley Press)
| January 17, 2024 12:00 AM
National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day is Jan. 9 each year and was started to show support for law enforcement officials who risk their lives to save another’s.
In Plains, support was shown by members of the school district. Organized by Kati Mitchell, each officer received a certificate of appreciation from the Plains School District as well as hand-drawn thank you cards from students. Cookies baked by the school cafeteria and hot coffee were also supplied to take the chill off the day.
An anonymous individual who stands tall with authority, joked that if the school had provided a sugary item with a cylindrical open center, even more law enforcement officers might have been enticed to stop by during the snowy winter day.