Increased Support for Police in Greater Sacramento Area after Dallas Attacks

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SACRAMENTO — After last nights attack in Dallas, police and civilians in the greater Sacramento area have been coming together to talk about last nights tragedy.  All over the area, there has have been a powerful amount of public support for the local police.  All day, civilians and local businesses have been dropping off notes and treats to each city’s stations.

In a Placer County, Sheriff Edward Bonner called these acts of violence “senseless” and referred to the officers attacked as peace officers who were protecting those who were “upholding the constitutional rights of people to engage in assembly in peaceful protest and exercising their freedom of speech.”

Stockton Police Department released a statement on their Facebook asking for continual dialogue between the officers and the community.

In Folsom, a man stood on the side of road next to the police station with a sign saying “I support  and appreciate my local police department.’  Roseville Police had a special delivery from Mr. Pickles a few other civilians all written note with their condolences.

A citizen left a poster outside thanking the Galt PD for its service and asking them to “be safe out there.” While in Vacaville, the station received flowers and donuts.

Several departments said neighbors dropped by to deliver flowers and food.

Maria Guare filed this report.