I live in Morrison, and during big events at Bandimere Speedway -- such as this weekend's Mile High Nationals -- the police are out in force to help direct traffic. Their presence is a necessity, but you know it's got to be brutal standing on blacktop pavement in the heat, with their uniforms on, waving miles of cars through this small area.
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That's why the officers set up this awning in the middle of the road. It provides some shade, a place to set up chairs for a quick rest, and coolers containing beverages for cops facing dehydration. And every once in a while, some enterprising officers will bring in the grill.
At least we know Morrison's finest aren't going hungry during their time on the road. -- Amber Taufen