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Police Chief Wants Officers to Refrain from Displaying 'Thin Blue Line' Flags

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Posted: Jul 29, 2020 11:15 PM
Police Chief Wants Officers to Refrain from Displaying 'Thin Blue Line' Flags

Source: Paul Valade /Daily Herald via AP

The "Thin Blue Line" flag has become a symbol of pride for law enforcement officers and their loved ones. It's their way of saying they are proud of their profession and dedication to the community. For those who display the flag or the symbol, it's a way of letting law enforcement professionals know "I stand with you."

Because of the riots and anti-police sentiment taking place across the country, Boise Police Department Chief Ryan Lee is asking his officers to refrain from having the flag or symbol on display, either while on or off duty. The directive includes images on face masks and coverings.

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