With breast cancer awareness month approaching in just ten days, the Loveland Police Department has been announced as one of the latest police departments to join the Pink Patch Project.

The Pink Patch Project began in 2015 with a police department in Irwindale, Calif. The idea was to sell patches to the community, and in 2015 alone, the department raised over $20,000 for the City of Hope.

Now, the Pink Patch Project encompasses hundreds of partner agencies globally.

This is not the first time the Loveland Police Department has been involved in an outreach program like this one.

Most recently, Loveland Police teamed up with Thompson Valley EMS to carry out the vision of a 12-year-old Loveland girl. The goal was to provide bracelets that hold medical information to help someone in need communicate quickly and efficiently with first responders.

In terms of long-running partnerships and programs, the Loveland Police Department has been partners with the Law Enforcement Explorer Post Advisors Association of Colorado to provide the Youth Cadets Program to Loveland youth.

The program provides an outreach of community service through the youth cadets while they are simultaneously receiving training and education in law enforcement.

The Loveland Police Department has long toted their value of their public image that says:

We are community role models in integrity and performance by being visible, as well as caring, effective problem solvers. We hold sacred our community's confidence and trust and are inspired to maintain that honor.

It's amazing what the Loveland Police Department is going to be doing in partnership with the Pink Patch Project.

Anyone interested in registering with the Pink Patch Project can visit their website.

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