A rally to show support for law enforcement is scheduled in Turlock on Saturday morning in the wake of local protests against police brutality.
Jacob Shockley, the organizer of the Back the Badge event, said he hopes the rally at the intersection of Geer Road and Monte Vista Avenue uplifts officers who honor oaths to protect people.
“I think they just need to see that there are people out there who have their backs,” Shockley said. “Because they hear it, they just don’t see it. So if they see people gathering, see people holding up signs that say ‘we support you, we back the badge,’ then that will kind of boost their morale.”
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