Police go pink in October for breast cancer awareness month
Here's our round-up of how cops across the nation supported breast cancer research – and looked damn good doing it
By Police1 Staff
Pink squad cars were out in full force this October as cops across the nation came out to support breast cancer awareness month. Police agencies participated in community runs, sold specialty patches, and even got their furry friends in on the action.
Here's our round-up of how officers coast to coast got involved in the quest for a cure:
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Broken Arrow, Okla.
Um, how stinkin’ COOL is this? 💞🚓 @BA_Police has this awesome, pink patrol car out on the streets for Breast Cancer Awareness Month! 💖Officer Tiffany Jessie is the lucky driver, saying her family, like so many, has been touched by breast cancer.— Julia Gorman (@Julia__Gorman) October 21, 2021
📸 shared by BAPD pic.twitter.com/hyBHGpz27F
West Hartford, Conn.
WHPD goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness! Our mission with this vehicle is to create breast cancer awareness and acknowledge the fight against all cancer. This uniquely wrapped cruiser was completed by Truck Lettering Pros of West Hartford. #breastcancerawarenessmonth pic.twitter.com/7rAIobqXSQ— West Hartford Police (@WestHartfordPD) October 20, 2021
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
The rain didn't stop #FLPD from showing our support at the @AmericanCancer's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk this morning.— Fort Lauderdale Police (@ftlauderdalepd) October 23, 2021
Missed the event but would still like to be involved, click here➡️https://t.co/hAAps65TBt#BreastCancerAwarenessMonth #FLPDinPink #BCAM pic.twitter.com/SkYWWZFdiU
SRO Loridon commandeered the Breast Cancer Awareness car and took it to school!! He will also have it at Mill Valley High School "Pink Out" football game tonight. Throw on your best pink attire to show support and enjoy the game. pic.twitter.com/oookZNjJSu— Shawnee KS Police Department (@shawneeKSpolice) October 22, 2021
Athens Police are on the pink patrol!— City of Athens, AL (@AthensAL) October 25, 2021
Many thanks to APD for joining today’s Canebrake Witches Ride to support the Pink Elephant program for the Athens-Limestone Hospital Foundation and to help support Breast Cancer Awareness Month!#pinkoctober #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth pic.twitter.com/5G0lNNi3ZR
Pups in pink
The #HooverPD K9 unit supports #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth!— Hoover Police Dept (@HooverPD) October 19, 2021
“There isn’t anyone who hasn’t been in contact w/ someone who has been affected by breast cancer.” -Chief Derzis
Thank u @NBCF & @SmithnWarren#communityengagement #pinkbadges #weareinthistogether #K9badges📷hooverpd pic.twitter.com/P40KbNX25L
Blue Ash, Ohio
The Blue Ash Fire and Police Departments are raising money and wearing pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month- even PD Therapy Dog Licorice! 🤩 pic.twitter.com/qqWXPlId09— Blue Ash Fire Dept (@blueashfiredept) October 21, 2021
pink on parade
This morning, we participated in the Go Pink Parade at @TMHFORLIFE and drove around the Cancer Center to bring a smile to those battling breast cancer. #BreastCancerAwareness pic.twitter.com/TEm17UhI2N— Tallahassee Police (@TallyPD) October 22, 2021
Miami-Dade County, Fla.
Earlier today, our Police Power In Pink Team came together to participate in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk! 💕 Thank you @MiamiStrides and @loanDepotpark for hosting an amazing event, we loved being a part of the cause! #BreastCancerAwareness pic.twitter.com/kemVRoLw00— Miami-Dade Police (@MiamiDadePD) October 23, 2021
On Sunday, @NYCDHS Police Officers, Sergeants, Lieutenants, and Community Engagement Officers participated in the @AmericanCancer’s "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer At Central Park," a non-competitive four-mile walk to raise awareness and funds to fight breast cancer. pic.twitter.com/etxlWWQwwS— Homeless Services (@NYCDHS) October 22, 2021
North Bergen, N.J.
This morning our PBA Vice President Detective Anthony Ortiz, Detective Benitez, Detective Brown and Officer Suarez attended a Breast Cancer Awareness March at Lincoln School. The Police Benevolent Association donated pizza to the students for this event. 👮♂️🍕 pic.twitter.com/TL642AshFf— North Bergen Police (@nbpolice) October 22, 2021
Gainesville, Fla. (University of Florida PD)
On Saturday, October 17, 2021, the University of Florida Police Department Officers joined Kappa Epsilon Fraternity during their 5th Annual Pinktoberfest 5K to help promote awareness and support for breast cancer #bcam21 pic.twitter.com/Ea6zwmJsVa— UF Public Safety (@UFPublicSafety) October 25, 2021
real cops wear pink
“In October we wear Pink”💕— Lincolnwood Police Department (@LincolnwoodPD) October 19, 2021
During the month of October you may see LPD officers wearing pink patches on their uniform shirts in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month.💕🎀#BreastCancerAwarenessMonth #pinktober #strongertogether pic.twitter.com/5UfTaRmiFf
Rochester, Minn. (Oakland University PD)
Still a few shirts left to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness Email email@example.com to get yours today ($10) We have already raised over $1000 Thanks to everyone who has donated. We are joining the @AHPOLICE & supporting the Dr Kristy KC Foundation https://t.co/LiZ3QnEdIC pic.twitter.com/Hq6uV7blTD— Oakland Univ Police (@OUPD) October 26, 2021
**Breast Cancer Awareness Month**— Buckeye Police Dept (@BuckeyeAZPD) October 25, 2021
Help us raise awareness by purchasing our limited edition patches, coins, and shirts with proceeds going to Bosom Buddies of Arizona. https://t.co/cEf88hbe7G pic.twitter.com/0XqEJxI1J9
Reminder: Our officers continue their push to raise much-needed funds and awareness for breast cancer. In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month they are selling #PinkPatchProject patches ($10/each), pins & stickers ($5).— Cambridge Police👮🏽 (@CambridgePolice) October 20, 2021
Send order requests to firstname.lastname@example.org pic.twitter.com/NYOVKusiuW