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The San Marcos Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association and the San Marcos Police Department are encouraging San Marcos residents to show support for  local law enforcement by putting a blue bulb in their porch lights in May.

The demonstration coincides with National Police Week, scheduled this year May 10-16, and Project Blue Light, a nationwide program to honor police officers who have died in the line of duty.

“Showing a blue light on your porch at night lets our officers know that the community supports them and appreciates their service. It’s a silent but visible reminder to our police officers that our residents have their back,” said John Toeller, the police academy alumni association’s vice president.

For information about Project Blue Light, visit the program’s national website here.

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