Today, January 9th, 2020, is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. We asked Rockford Police Chief Dan O'Shea for his thoughts.

Not just his thoughts on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, but on a variety of things from the recent standoff at a local credit union, what challenges marijuana legalization brings to law enforcement, traffic safety in Rockford, his love of the department's K-9 officers, and more:

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