Photo by Robert Noles/Opelika Observer
Back the Badge Lee County held the first two of its three September events. “Cookies, Chalk & Cops” was held at the Auburn and Opelika police departments in advance of National Thank a Police Officer Day, which is Sept. 19. On that date, this Saturday, the third such event will be held at the Lee County Justice Center from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Back the Badge advertises that it will include sidewalk chalk art, a bake sale, safety talks with officers and police and K-9 demonstrations. Turn to A10 to see more photos of the event.