Rome – The Regional Council, on the proposal of the Councilor for Tourism, Local Authorities, Local Police, Urban Security and Administrative Simplification, Valentina Corrado, he has The Recognition of Merit for the Covid-19 emergency was established which will be conferred by the Region to the Commands, Services and individual operators of the Local Police corps who have made themselves particularly deserving for the extraordinary commitment shown in the prevention and management of the epidemiological emergency.
“The institution of a recognition of merit – declares Councilor Corrado – is a sign of the infinite gratitude we have towards all those local police operators who with an extraordinary commitment have served in support of citizens, of the most fragile and disadvantaged categories in the dark and painful months of the pandemic. We want to make all our closeness feel to those who are not never subtracted not only in carrying out the activities of control and supervision of the territory to contain the spread of the contagion, but which also guaranteed a constant and continuous presence and support in the ‘red zone’ territories, risking firsthand of contracting the virus. Some of them sacrificed their lives to help others and all of them have constantly supported the health facilities and the Civil Protection.
If today in Lazio we won the battle against Covid19, it is also thanks to them. I also wanted to follow up on an address from the Regional Council which last February unanimously voted on an act of commitment. The awards will be conferred on January 20, a strongly symbolic and heartfelt date being the day of San Sebastiano, Patron saint of the local police force.
“I am 350 local police operators, – concludes Corrado – 200 the Commands and Services distributed throughout the territory to which we will give recognition and a decoration will be given to the memory of all those operators who lost their lives having contracted Covid during the performance of their service “.
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