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Defenders honor National Police Week

People posing with flags

From left to right, U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Roderick Silvers, 21st Security Forces Squadron investigator; Officer Diego Loredo, 50th SFS Department of the Air Force police officer; U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Landes, 50th SFS Response Force member; and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. James Gainer, 50th SFS Response Force leader pose for a photo during National Police Week at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, May 10, 2021. This is the first year Defenders from the 21st SFS, 50th SFS, and Office of Special Investigation Detachments 803 and 807 commemorated National Police Week as the Peterson-Schriever Garrison. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan Prince)

Men walking with flags

Defenders from the 50th and 21st Security Forces Squadrons carry the U.S. flag, the U.S. Air Force flag and their squadron guidons as part of National Police Week at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, May 10, 2021. More activities throughout the week were held for National Police Week such as a shooting competition at Schriever AFB; an obstacle course at the U.S. Air Force Academy; and a police exposition, golf tournament, and flag football at Peterson AFB. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan Prince)

Men walking with flags

Defenders from the 50th and 21st Security Forces Squadrons carry the U.S. flag, the U.S. Air Force flag and their squadron guidons as part of National Police Week at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, May 10, 2021. Defenders carried their flags around the base following the opening ceremony to signify the beginning of National Police Week for the Peterson-Schriever Garrison. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan Prince)

Man talking to crowd

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Robb Johnson, 21st Security Forces Squadron commander, kicks off National Police Week by talking to Defenders about the important part they play in the safety and security of Peterson Air Force Base, Schriever AFB, Cheyenne Air Force Station, and protecting the lives of Airmen, Guardians, Department of Defense civilians and contractors who work to ensure the Peterson-Schriever Garrison, and U.S. Air and Space Force mission success at Peterson AFB, Colorado, May 10, 2021. National Police Week was established is 1962 to recognize the law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan Prince)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- From left to right, U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Roderick Silvers, 21st Security Forces Squadron investigator; Officer Diego Loredo, 50th SFS Department of the Air Force police officer; U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Landes, 50th SFS Response Force member; and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. James Gainer, 50th SFS Response Force leader pose for a photo during National Police Week at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, May 10, 2021. This is the first year Defenders from the 21st SFS, 50th SFS, and Office of Special Investigation Detachments 803 and 807 commemorated National Police Week as the Peterson-Schriever Garrison. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan Prince)

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