"The 21,541 fallen heroes, whose names embrace us this evening, came from different states, counties and towns across America", Craig W. Floyd, Chief Executive Officer of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, said. The King County Sheriff's Office Memorial, located in the King County Courthouse, honors their sacrifice. All the ceremonies are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.
Capt. John Foster, chief deputy of the Yell County Sheriff's Department, said this year's remembrance hits harder than ever for the Yell County law enforcement family.
On Thursday, May 17, Maine will hold its own Fallen Officers Ceremony in Augusta, at 11 a.m.at the Maine Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. I also call on the Governors of the States and Territories and officials of other areas subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, to direct that the flag be flown at half-staff on Peace Officers Memorial Day. Marked by the tolling of a bell, seven names were read when IL was called, including Rockford Police Officer Jaimie Cox.
The names of the fallen were read out loud one by one during the ceremony. "It is not enough to simply carve names on the wall".
According to a press release, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of IN works closely with law enforcement and community members to provide specialized training and initiatives to reduce violent crime. "We plan to recognize Trooper Allen and his family". But he said protecting others comes at a price. "So when one of us is taken away too soon, it hurts us all". We need to tell the inspiring stories of these individuals, their heroism, dedication and devotion for which they died. This is 75 percent higher than this time previous year.
In addition to expressing our appreciation for our dedicated law enforcement professionals, we must equip them to carry out the tremendous responsibility of keeping our communities safe.
As law enforcement at all levels collaborates to curtail violent crime, the cooperation of the public is a key component of community resilience and neighborhood safety. WE certainly appreciate Hampton. District Attorney Croninger will deliver remarks at the event. "Their sacrifice will never be forgotten". There is no bigger crisis in LE than when an officer dies in the line of duty.
On May 13-19, the Marshalltown Police Department will be celebrating National Police Week. All of the officers honored this year lost their lives serving in 2017. Memorial at in Gallatin at Sumner County Sheriff's Office. We don't show them much appreciation for doing their jobs, and we are not very understanding when things go wrong. "He will be retiring soon, and he is a great speaker".
Here's a video posted last night on the Louisiana Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Facebook page. Their sacrifices are remembered and their service is honored today, as it should be every day. "We will return to these hallowed grounds and remember them regularly".
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