Westminster’s new badges honor those killed in Sept. 11 attacks


Those who interact with the Westminster Police Department in September may notice something a little different. Throughout this September for the first time, Westminster Police Department personnel are donning special 9/11 commemorative badges. The insignias are a stark reminder of Sept. 11, 2001, when terrorists killed nearly 3,000 people, including more than 450 fire, police, military and first responders, by flying commercial airliners into the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania. “Our Chief (Darin Lenyi), as September came closer, had the idea of putting something together,” said Sgt. Bill Drinnin, who volunteered to work on the project…

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