In Recognition of National Police week May 13-19, 2018, City of DeLand Police Department would like to acknowledge all of those that serve in law enforcement. We pray for their continued safety and protection. For those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, we will strive to honor your lives and service with our service.
According to the Florida Police Chiefs Association, there are more than 85,000 law enforcement officers serving in the state of Florida. 813 officers from the state of Florida have made the ultimate sacrifice and were killed in the line of duty. 46 law enforcement officers in the United States have already paid the ultimate sacrifice this year protecting their communities.