NEWNAN, Ga. — The city of Newnan Police Department is asking for the community’s prayers as one of their own continues to fight against COVID-19.
Newnan Police Chief Brent Blankenship said in a Facebook post that Officer Frankie Gutierrez has been fighting the virus for the last three weeks.
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“This last year-and-a-half has been a very trying time for all of us,” Blankenship said. “(Officer Gutierrez) is a fighter, but sometimes a fighter needs help. If you know Frankie, he is a great person, a class act and an outstanding officer. He always wears a smile and is willing to help. Now it’s our turn to help him.”
The chief said that anyone who wishes to, can leave a comment of encouragement or send a card for Officer Gutierrez to the police department to help lift his spirits.
“Sometimes the ladies and gentlemen in blue need a little help,” Blankenship said.
The address for the Newnan Police Department is:
1 Joseph-Hannah Blvd.
Newnan, GA 30263
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