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Defenders celebrate Police Week and engage community

Kegan Mowery, Colorado Springs Police Department motor officer, shows Ryan, 4, a police motorcycle during the Defender’s Fair at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, May 19, 2022. All proceeds raised during the 21st SFS Police Week events went to the Pikes Peak Peace Officers Memorial Foundation, an organization that honors federal, state local and military law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

Kegan Mowery, Colorado Springs Police Department motor officer, shows Ryan, 4, a police motorcycle during the Defender’s Fair at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, May 19, 2022. All proceeds raised during the 21st SFS Police Week events went to the Pikes Peak Peace Officers Memorial Foundation, an organization that honors federal, state local and military law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Bryce Atkerson, 21st Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection crew chief, shows Isaiah, 5, how to operate a fire hose at the Defender’s Fair at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, May 19, 2022. The event was hosted to celebrate Police Week, which was established when President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls during Police Week. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Bryce Atkerson, 21st Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection crew chief, shows Isaiah, 5, how to operate a fire hose at the Defender’s Fair at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, May 19, 2022. The event was hosted to celebrate Police Week, which was established when President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls during Police Week. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

Calee, 3, high-fives McRuff the Crime Dog, as her mother, U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Michelle Shipp, 21st Security Force Squadron first sergeant, cheers her on at the Defender’s Fair at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, May 19, 2022. The event had live music, games, educational displays and food trucks for all to enjoy. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

Calee, 3, high-fives McRuff the Crime Dog, as her mother, U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Michelle Shipp, 21st Security Force Squadron first sergeant, cheers her on at the Defender’s Fair at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, May 19, 2022. The event had live music, games, educational displays and food trucks for all to enjoy. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

Lonnie McCarron, 21st Security Forces Squadron military and family life counselor, colors a picture while locked away in a cell made of strings at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, May 18, 2022. The event was hosted at the Base Exchange and raised more than $400 dollars for the Pikes Peak Peace Officer Memorial (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

Lonnie McCarron, 21st Security Forces Squadron military and family life counselor, colors a picture while locked away in a cell made of strings at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, May 18, 2022. The event was hosted at the Base Exchange and raised more than $400 dollars for the Pikes Peak Peace Officer Memorial (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tyler Wait, 21st Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, is bitten by Scooby, MWD, during an MWD demonstration at the Defender’s Fair at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, May 19, 2022. In the Department of the Air Force, Security Forces defenders and Air Force Office of Special Investigation agents, protect and serve their community 24 hours a day, seven days a week. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Tyler Wait, 21st Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, is bitten by Scooby, MWD, during an MWD demonstration at the Defender’s Fair at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, May 19, 2022. In the Department of the Air Force, Security Forces defenders and Air Force Office of Special Investigation agents, protect and serve their community 24 hours a day, seven days a week. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Julian Wair, 21st Security Forces Squadron base defense operations center controller, is dunked into a water tank during the Defender’s Fair at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, May 19, 2022. The fair was one of seven events hosted by the 21st and 50th SFS’s to celebrate Police Week. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Julian Wair, 21st Security Forces Squadron base defense operations center controller, is dunked into a water tank during the Defender’s Fair at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, May 19, 2022. The fair was one of seven events hosted by the 21st and 50th SFS’s to celebrate Police Week. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

Senior Airman Charles Robinson, 21st Security Forces Squadron response force leader, explains the squadrons Jail ‘N’ Bail event to an Airman at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, May 18, 2022. The event was held to raise money for the Pikes Peak Peace Officer Memorial. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Charles Robinson, 21st Security Forces Squadron response force leader, explains the squadrons Jail ‘N’ Bail event to an Airman at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, May 18, 2022. The event, which Airmen paid to have their coworkers arrested during the duty day, raised money for the Pikes Peak Peace Officer Memorial. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

The 21st Security Forces Squadron hosted a Jail ‘N’ Bail event to raise money for the Pikes Peak Peace Officer Memorial. During the event, Airmen and Guardians could donate to the defenders and have them arrest a person of their choice while at work. The event raised more than 400 dollars. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

The 21st Security Forces Squadron hosted a Jail ‘N’ Bail event to raise money for the Pikes Peak Peace Officer Memorial. During the event, Airmen and Guardians could donate to the defenders and have them arrest a person of their choice while at work. The event raised more than 400 dollars. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Kegan Mowery, Colorado Springs Police Department motor officer, shows Ryan, 4, a police motorcycle during the Defender’s Fair at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, May 19, 2022. All proceeds raised during the 21st SFS Police Week events went to the Pikes Peak Peace Officers Memorial Foundation, an organization that honors federal, state local and military law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Whitely)

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