By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WEXFORD (KDKA) — Friday kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual nationwide campaign to raise awareness for the disease.

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And to honor those fighting the battle – the Northern Regional Police Department is putting breast cancer ribbon decals on the window of every patrol unit.

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Officers will also wear ribbons on their uniforms.

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The department posted a picture on Facebook saying it’s “a small gesture,” but they want the community to know they stand with those battling breast cancer and survivors.