Every May 15th since 1962, when President John F. Kennedy made an official proclamation, marks the beginning of National Police Week. It's a week that offers folks the chance to pay special recognition to those who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

Here in Central New York, officers like Joseph Corr and Thomas Lindsey will always rest in our memories for their heroic service and for the tragic circumstances of their deaths. Sometimes we take for granted our law enforcement officers and all they do to look out for our safety. Here are a few of the best Lite 98.7 posts on our policemen and women, what they do, and how we interact with them:

Make sure to thank your local policewomen and men for their service. And if there's a particular one who deserves recognition on Lite 98.7, please let us know.

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