VIDEO: Police Department honors Officer Cole Around Town, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on Jan 31, 2013 at 10:54 am
A special graveside memorial service was held at Alta Mesa Memorial Park Thursday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. to honor former Palo Alto Police Officer Lester Cole, a reserve officer who died in the line of duty 44 years ago to the day. Video by Veronica Weber/Palo Alto Online.
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Posted by maditalian_1492, a resident of the Old Palo Alto neighborhood, on Feb 2, 2013 at 12:14 pm
Police officers and firefighters put their lives on the line every day to protect the public at large. I had a relative who was a deputy sheriff who often spoke of the things he saw on duty. The average citizen would never see or even begin to fathom.
I thank the stars that there are men and women out there doing a job that you seem to under-appreciate. I couldn't do what they have to do.