Proclamation 5187

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan issued Proclamation 5187 (see below), declaring the week beginning May 6, 1984, as “National Correctional Officers Week.”  This proclamation, “in recognition of the contributions of correctional officers to our nation,” noted that the position of correctional officer “is essential to the day-to-day operations of these institutions [prisons and jails]; without … Continue reading Proclamation 5187