Yukon business giving away decals to show support for police

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People in Yukon are literally “sticking” with their officers.

When he is not embroidering T-shirts and caps Willie Girlinghouse is printing off decals that say “I VALUE YUKON POLICE.”

"I just wanted to do something that said, you know, hey thank you. We do value your job," Girlinghouse said.

Since he started handing out the stickers for free people in Yukon have been stopping by.

Cynthia McWilliams and her grandson took four home.

"It's a good way to sponsor our men who have served. Men and women," Lestin Lane, an 11-year-old, said.

During their trip to the store McWilliams got emotional.

"Because it does hit close to home,” she cried. "We have family in Baton Rouge and they were very close to some of the officers that were killed.”

To help heal the heartbreak Girlinghouse says making the decals is the least he can do, but Yukon police see it as much bigger.

"With all the turmoil that's going on to have your community stand with you. It means a lot. Especially when you look at the world picture where in some places the cops are spit on. Literally hated by everyone," Sgt. Matthew Catron said.

He said feeling the support gives him the strength to put on his uniform and badge every day.

As for Girlinghouse, he told us as long as people ask for the decals he will keep making them.

"All lives matter. We're all created uniquely in God's image and as a result we all matter," Girlinghouse said.

The decals would typically cost $5 bucks.

Again, they are free and you can pick them up at EmbroidMe.

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