What is the Pink Patch Project?
The Pink Patch Project is a collaborative effort between the Los Angeles County Police Chiefs’ Association, several public safety agencies in Los Angeles County area, Oceanside Police Department, Belvedere Police Department, San Rafael, Mill Valley, Sausalito and Novato Police Departments. These agencies have partnered together to combat breast cancer by raising public awareness and to raise funds for breast cancer research and treatment.
The program centers on vibrant pink versions of the public safety officer's uniform patch. These bright pink patches have been specially designed by each participating agency specifically for the Pink Patch Project campaign. Officers of the Oceanside Police Department will wear these pink patches on their regular uniforms for the entire month of October each year during “Breast Cancer Awareness Month.”
The pink patches are intended to stimulate conversation with the community and to encourage public awareness about the importance of early detection and the on-going fight against this disease. out the importance of early detection and the on-going fight against this disease.