STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Local law enforcement celebrates National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

For this week's Salute the Badge, we're honoring all those who work in law enforcement.

Posted: Jan 10, 2019 11:18 AM
Updated: Jan 10, 2019 11:43 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.)— For this week's Salute the Badge, we're honoring all those who work in law enforcement. 

"We have so many dedicated individuals and all the agencies that work really really hard to try to serve the community, and we do appreciate the community's support and help and we can't thank them enough either," Buchanan County Sheriff Bill Puett said. 

Wednesday was National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. The day was founded in 2015 by numerous law enforcement agencies, including the Fraternal Order of Police. 

It was created to honor officers all across the country for their hard work and sacrifices that they make every single day in their communities. 

Saint Joseph
Overcast
38° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 28°
Feels Like: 28°
Maryville
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 44° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 28°
Savannah
Overcast
38° wxIcon
Hi: 45° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 28°
Cameron
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 26°
Fairfax
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 44° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 28°
A strong cold front will make its way into northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas bringing much cooler air and a good chance for showers and thunderstorms Thursday night into Friday. Friday and Saturday the cold air will continue to be in place with daytime highs only reaching into the 40's. As the weekend continues we will see increasing chances for rain. A cold start to the beginning of next week with highs only in the 30's and 40's.
KQTV Radar
KQTV Temperatures
KQTV Alerts

Community Events