McAllen Hosts Police Appreciation Day

MCALLEN - The McAllen North Rotary Club hosted its first police appreciation day.

McAllen police and their families were honored at a formal luncheon at the McAllen convention center.

Rotary Event Chair Hilton Wilson said the event was all about celebrating the brave men and women and to show respect and gratitude to those who risk their lives to keep our communities safe.

Valley native Lieutenant General Ricardo Sanchez, a three star general who commanded ground troops in Iraq from 2003 to 2004, was the keynote speaker for the event.