MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) - Lowe's teams up with the Moultrie Police Department to host Public Safety Day in their parking lot in Moultrie.
Organizers say they want to improve community relations between law enforcers and first responders. The community met with law enforcers from the Colquitt County Sheriff's Office, Moultrie Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol, firefighters and the American Red Cross. Kids also got an up close look at some of the equipment they use.
"We want to just show the police officers and the first responders that we care about them," said Ron Jordan, Lowe's Pro Service Specialists," said Ron Jordan, Lowe's Pro Service Specialists.
"It was a great opportunity for us to have everybody come out and just say thank you," said Billy Swords, Lowe's Store Manager.
"We just appreciate our law enforcement our firefighters all our first responders," said Mayor William McIntosh, Mayor of Moultrie.
"They are there 24 hours a day and we need to say thanks to them," said Harris Blackwood, Director of Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
Lowe's partnered with Corporal Rocky Hancock, with the Moultrie Police Department, who was one of six law enforcers presented with an officer of the year award.