Peace Officer Memorial ceremony held at State Capitol

Peace Officer Memorial ceremony held at State Capitol

Peace Officer Memorial ceremony held at State Capitol

"It hurt me, but the Dallas Police Department isn't going to stay down", he said. Names of fallen colleagues from North Yorkshire will be amongst them.

Peggy said her husband "loved every day that he worked for the State Police - 42 years".

"This campaign aims to fund a physical memorial and a digital experience, as well as a living memorial that will help to support the families of the fallen". "But you have to have respect for what he does". Nationally, 145 peace officers died in the line of duty.

Other officers honored at the ceremony include Paul Edward Grubb, George Melvin Brown, Willis Herman Ferguson and John Hughes Mitchell from the Henry County Sheriff's Office. Just before he retired, his wife was shot and killed near their home. Byrd was 26 when he was killed in a motorcycle accident in March 2006.

"The NMA is the place where the nation can go to remember our services and the men and women who have been killed in the course of their duty for their country".

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There are approximately 900,000 law enforcement officers serving in communities across the United States, and to recognize those serving locally, including the members of the Spearfish Police Department, Mayor Dana Boke proclaimed May 14-20 as National Police Week during Monday's city council meeting. Many of them think about the officers the state has lost along with the families left behind.

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"The Bill of Rights; which I believe in deeply, and I know you do too, is nothing more than words on a piece of paper without the rule of law", says Hawley.

Attorney General Steve Marshall was the guest speaker.

On Saturday night, thousands of police officers gathered in Washington D.C. for a candlelight vigil to kick off "Police Week", the annual observance of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. He said hearts overflow with grief over last summer's deaths.

Officials felt the service provided a strong show of support from the community for those who protect and serve in Greenville and Butler County. The profession has become more hard and unpopular, but still hundreds of young men and women join the ranks to serve as the watchdogs.

This is Police Week, by presidential proclamation, a time to give due recognition and appreciation to the men and women who risk their lives every day of every week to keep the rest of us safe.

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Today's event will pay tribute to the 41 officers and deputies from Caddo and Bossier Parishes killed in the line of duty since 1872.

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