Misawa defenders pay respect to fallen police officers

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman China Shock
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman China Shock

Misawa defenders pay respect to fallen police officers

by Airman 1st Class Xiomara M. Martinez and Airman China Shock
35th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The 35th Security Forces Squadron hosted National Police Week 2019 to recognize those who lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 12 to 17.

Photo Caption:
U.S. Navy Seaman Rodolfo Romero, a Naval Air Facility Far East Public Works Department construction mechanic and dressed as the "red man," takes a break from baton training during Police Week 2019 at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 15, 2019. The red man training teaches how to use a baton in combat scenarios. The training, known as the "red man practical," consists of less-than lethal tactics used to gain compliance from a subject who is demonstrating the intent to cause serious bodily harm to oneself or others.

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