PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Delivering Thanksgiving Dinners to the families of Philadelphia Police Officers lost in the line of duty has become a holiday tradition for men and women in blue.

The motorcade of approximately 100 police officers from throughout the area stretched through the streets of the city.

Philadelphia FOP President John McNesby personally brought the dinner to each door. The cavalcade of lights and sirens brought out neighbors like Mike.

”I’m a firefighter for city of Philadelphia so I know what they are going through and I lost a son in the service,” said Mike. “So it’s great the way people are doing this every year.”

”Seeing the police cars is very hard…we’d like to go back to our old life…but this is what we have now,” said Judy Cassidy, widow of fallen Police Officer Chuck Cassidy.

Reported by Michelle Durham, KYW Newsradio

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