Saturday morning, March 26, 2016, the community came out for the Chick-fil-A Community Race Series. Runners came out to run a 10k, 5k, and 1 mile Fun Run. There was family fun for everyone! Children were able to enjoy the free Family Fun Zone.
Thank you to everyone who came out to show their support for Operation Blue Shield!
The Dallas Police Department will be participating in Governor Abbott’s Red and Blue Light initiative to honor Deputy Darren Goforth tomorrow September 4, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Below is the press release issued from the Governor’s office about this event:
As Texas continues to mourn the loss of Harris County Sheriff Deputy Darren Goforth, Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statewide call to stand with law enforcement in Texas. To honor Deputy Goforth and all officers across the state, Governor Abbott is asking Texas law enforcement officers turn on their red and blue flashing lights for one-minute at 11:00 a.m. this Friday – the time Deputy Goforth’s funeral is set to begin.
“Respect and pride in our law enforcement must be restored in this state and nation,” said Governor Abbott. “It is time to unite in solidarity to support the men and women who serve and protect our communities. I ask that communities across Texas support this cause for unity and remember the essential role that law enforcement plays in keeping Texas safe and strong.”
Additionally, law enforcement patrol cars will line the North drive of the Capitol on Friday to join in unity in turning on their red and blue flashing lights.
WHO: All Law Enforcement Officers
WHAT: Law Enforcement Patrol Cars Turn On Red And Blue Flashing Lights
On August 14, 2015, Operation Blue Shield and JPMorgan Chase hosted the “Beat the Heat” campaign. The Dallas Police Department and Lewisville Police Department received over 800 cases of bottled water and sports drinks that were donated by JPMorgan Chase employees. The officers will use the drinks to pass out to citizens and to consume while enduring the Texas heat.
Elaine Agather, Chairman of JPMorgan Chase in Dallas stated, “We are thrilled to have this opportunity to show our support for our partners in blue, who protect us 24 hours a day. Our appreciation to them is enormous.”
“We appreciate JPMorgan Chase and all of their employees who participated in Beat the Heat,” said Chief David O. Brown. “It’s great to see one of our corporate partners show this level of support for our men and women in blue.”