Police Week Statewide Radio Ad
WPPA Launches Statewide Radio Ad to Promote National Police Week
May 11, 2020
(MADISON, WIS.) – In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed the week of May 15 as ‘National Police Week,’ a time during which our country annually recognizes those officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. To raise the public awareness of this week’s importance, and to honor all those who serve in law enforcement, the Wisconsin Professional Police Association (WPPA) is utilizing the airwaves with a statewide radio ad that will run through May 16 on the over 70 affiliated AM and FM stations served by the Wisconsin Radio Network.
“Our public safety and the quality of life that we enjoy come at a cost, and it’s fundamentally important that we salute those who risk their lives to protect us,” said WPPA Executive Director Jim Palmer. “In light of the current coronavirus pandemic, we felt that this was also a good opportunity to not only recognize the service and sacrifice of our dedicated officers, but those of so many others impacted by the current health crisis. It is clear that bravery comes in many forms.”
With more than 10,000 members from over 300 local association affiliates, the WPPA is Wisconsin’s largest law-enforcement group. Its mission is to protect and promote public safety, as well as the interests of the dedicated men and women that serve to provide it.