Peru celebrates police week May 15-21 with new banners

Police department also will have cookouts

Peru is celebrating National Police Week May 15-21. Showing off their new banner is Police Chief Robert Pyszka, Mayor Ken Kolowski, Blake Frund, Dennis Hocking, Police Lt. Doug Bernabei, Jeff Paul, Christie De Groot, Mark Credi and Nick Biagioni.

Peru Mayor Ken Kolowski and the Peru City Council proclaimed the city will celebrate National Police Week May 15-21.

The city put up five banners honoring police donated by MCS Advertising in Peru, including one at the new Public Safety Building.

Peru Police Chief Robert Pyszka and Patrolman Nick Biagioni attach the banner for National Police Week on Friday, May 13, 2022, outside the Peru Police Department. Five of the banners will be posted throughout Peru. Banners were donated by MCS Advertising in Peru.

Pyszka said there will be a cookout for each shift of the department at some time during the week.

Flags will be flown at half staff Sunday, May 15, to memorialize fallen officers.