USA -(Ammoland.com)- Police officers perform under some of the most grueling conditions while protecting and serving the people of the United States, with between 140 and 160 officers committing the ultimate sacrifice every year.
As such, Honor Defense, maker of the American-made Honor Guard 9 mm handguns, recently partnered with Pittsburgh Cerakote and Kester Farms Tack to auction a custom Honor Guard handgun to benefit Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.).
The handgun featured a Blue Line Cerakote finish and came with a hand-made holster. The donation makes Honor Defense a Blue Ribbon Sponsor of National Police Week.
“Police officers put their lives on the line by standing between citizens and criminals,” said Gary Ramey, Honor Defense president. “We are humbled by this opportunity to support those officers and their families who sacrifice everything for other people’s safety.”
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a law designating the day of May 15th would represent Peace Officer’s Memorial Day, and the week of May 15th as National Police Week.
Then, in 1994, President Bill Clinton signed a law directing the United States’ flag be displayed at half-staff on all government buildings …Read the Rest