Mitzi Harris, Luci Collins and Glenda McComic with Project Celebration, Inc hosted a small ceremony this morning in honor of National Police Week.
PCI provided donuts, cinnamon rolls and orange juice. PCI wanted to show its appreciation of the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office and local law enforcement agencies, as well as honor all officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
Several Deputies and Officers from across Sabine Parish were in attendance.
Sabine Parish Sheriff Chaplain Anthony Lowe Sr began with an opening prayer.
Chief Detective Anthony Lowe Jr gave statistics of fallen officers across the country and in Louisiana. Chief Detective Lowe said this job is a “calling”, not just anyone can handle or perform the job duties of a police officer.
CID Administrative Assistant Michelle Counts read a poem entitled “We Remember The Officers”.
Sheriff Aaron Mitchell read the names and information of the four officers who have died in the line of duty in Sabine Parish. They are Louisiana State Police Sergeant C.J. Miller, Sabine Parish Sheriff Detective Jimmy A Kinney, Many Police Officer Waymon W. Ferguson, and Zwolle Police Officer Howard Evans Jr.
Chief Deputy Brad Walker read some information and statistics about COVID-19 in law enforcement during the past year.
Many Police Chief Cheryl Wooley expressed her appreciation to law enforcement officers.
Detective Chris Abrahams expressed his love of the job and read a quote “I Am A Sheepdog”.
Sheriff Mitchell and his staff greatly appreciate PCI for showing its support of law enforcement.
Sheriff Mitchell also portrayed his sincere gratitude to the citizens of Sabine Parish for their overwhelming support of the job he is doing as the Sheriff of Sabine Parish.