Fallen detective's widow gets pleasant surprise from neighbors

Fallen detective's widow gets pleasant surprise from neighbors
Detective Jason Schweitzer (Source: LMPD)
Detective Jason Schweitzer (Source: LMPD)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Jessica Schweitzer, the widow of fallen LMPD Detective Jason Schweitzer, received an unexpected surprise Sunday morning.

Neighbors hung big blue bows with the detective's badge number on every mailbox on the Schweitzers' street.

Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of Det. Schweitzer's death. He was killed by an alleged drunk driver while crossing the street in Lexington, Ky.

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Det. Schweitzer's death sparked debate on Kentucky's DUI laws.

A one-year memorial service on Saturday brought family, friends and colleagues together to remember the detective.

The bows lining the street were a surprise tribute for Jessica and her young children. Neighbors wanted the Schweitzers to have a nice surprise when they woke up in the morning.

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