The Purcellville Police Department, along with Purcellville Volunteer Rescue Squad and Purcellville Volunteer Fire Company, will kick off National Police Week and EMS Week with a special event Saturday, May 13.
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Purcellville Public Safety Center, there will be children’s activities, tours, a meet and greet with area first responders, and large equipment displays. The Leesburg Police Department, Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, Loudoun County Animal Services, and Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control also are participating.
In conjunction with Public Safety Day, the town will offer a free community shred event from 9 a.m. until noon at Loudoun Valley High School. Residents can bring old paper documents and confidential files to be safely destroyed. Individuals should bring no more than four letter size file boxes to shred.