LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Bar Association is observing the National Sheriff’s Association’s Wear and Display Blue Day on Friday in honor and remembrance of the seven police officers who have been killed across the country in the line of duty over the past seven days.
According to a press release from local attorney and President of the Livingston County Bar Association Lindsay P. Quintilone, Esq., the Bar Association is participating in Wear and Display Blue Day and will observe a moment of silence at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12 to honor and remember the sacrifices of Law Enforcement Officers killed in the line of duty.
“The Livingston County Bar Association includes attorneys who work on all sides of the criminal justice system,” said Quinitlone. “Mutual professional respect and strong working relationships with law enforcement are important to the success of our system. We are proud to acknowledge and honor those who work to protect and serve us all.”
Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty said that his office also joins the National Sheriff’s Association and law enforcement across the country in honoring the fallen law enforcement officers.
“Our Deputy Sheriffs and law enforcement across the country strap on a belt and vest daily to serve the communities they took an oath to protect,” said Dougherty. “We need to stand united behind our men and women in uniform. Today at our afternoon briefings, we will have a moment of silence for the fallen and pray for the safety of all law enforcement.”
These fallen officers are:
Police Officer Douglas Barney of the Unified Police Dept. St Lake City Utah; Sergeant Jason Goodding of the Seaside Police Dept, Oregon; Senior Deputy Mark Logsdon of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland; Senior Deputy Patrick Dailey of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland; Deputy Derek Geer of the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office, Colorado; Officer Jason Moszer of the Fargo Police Dept, North Dakota; and Deputy Scott Ballantyne of the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office, California.
The Livingston County Bar Association is governed by a four-member executive board. Lindsay P. Quinitilone, President, is an Associate at Cannon and Van Allen in Geneseo. Hayden M. Dadd, Vice-President, is an Assistant District Attorney for Livingston County. Elizabeth D. Vander Wal, Treasurer, is a Partner at Dawson and Vander Wal in Geneseo. Wendy S. Sisson, Secretary, maintains a Solo Practice in Geneseo.