Members of the community gathered at the Lubbock Police Department to honor seven recent police retirees Wednesday afternoon.
The department celebrated their commitment to the citizens of Lubbock by awarding them with special plaques.
The honorees are: Thomas Esparza, Dana Weller, John Gomez, Roy Vieregge, Bill Carter, Mark Long and David Henderson.
These men and women have all retired within the last year and have devoted more than 125 combined years of service in law enforcement.
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