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NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio - In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, New Middletown police officers are wearing pink badges on their uniforms in support of the "Arrest Breast Cancer" campaign.

The badge is surrounded by the breast cancer symbol and handcuffs with the words "Arrest Breast Cancer, Unlock the Cure" in the center of the badge.

Tasha Wells of the American Cancer Society says that Mahoning County has one of the highest incidence rates of late stage breast cancer in Ohio.

The village officers hope to draw attention to breast cancer and encourage women to seek treatment promptly.

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