City Councilman Floyd Price received an award for his service of more than three decades with the Lubbock Police Department.
Price along with others who have served in law enforcement got an award. This event part of the 11th Annual African-American History month program at the Patterson Branch Library.
It was all about honoring members of law enforcement including police and sheriff deputies.
Price said times have changed since he was on the force. He said he is glad more African-Americans are in law enforcement.
"There is no schisms in between law enforcement. "So that is a field I encourage each individual regardless what color you are to get involved in because it is a rewarding career."
Price said if you are looking at serving in law enforcement. He said a good tip is pick the agency you want to serve in first.