Throughout the week, the Baytown Police Department has been out in the community to “bridge the gap” between citizens and their department. And Baytonians have responded with random acts of kindness.
Across the U.S., police departments have taken part in National Police Week, which allows citizens the opportunity to honor America’s law enforcement community.
Still to come this week in Baytown is the annual Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Service at noon today at St. Marks United Methodist Church, 3811 N. Main St. Then on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Baytown police will have a “fun day in the square” at the Town Square, 213 W. Texas Ave., which is free to the public.
Throughout the week, many officers have already felt the love for the sacrifices they make on a daily basis.
“We have had several officers who expressed that someone has purchased their meals for them while on their dinner breaks and said thanks for what we do, one even said that someone has bought his meal every day so far this week,” said Lt. Steve Dorris, Baytown police spokesman. “(Wednesday) night two of our patrol officers and one of our canine officers were at Texas Roadhouse, eating dinner, and a stranger picked up the tab for all three of them.”
Furthermore, Dorris said a citizen stopped by the Baytown Police…
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