The Goodhue County Sheriff's Department and Red Wing Police Department would like to announce the activities for National Police Week - May 12th through 18th. The public is invited to attend the annual Peace Officer Memorial Day ceremony held on May 15th, at noon in the Law Enforcement Center lobby, 430 West 6th Street, Red Wing. Goodhue County Attorney, Steve Betcher, will deliver the main address, and Lisa Bayley/Acting Mayor of Red Wing, will read the National Police Week Proclamation. Refreshments will be served following the ceremony.
In honor of National Police Week, City of Red Wing public access channel 6 will air the accaimed documentary "Heroes Behind the Badge". This documentary is about the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers serving across the United States. The film highlights the lives of four fallen officers and the enormous impact that their passing has had on their family, colleagues and community. The film also features three officers that narrowly escaped their assailants. "Heroes Behind the Badge" will air on the following dates and times: