Fallen officers honored at Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

Fallen officers honored at Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

"It truly does take an entire community to police". The 5K event honors law enforcement officers, and part of the proceeds from the Marshall run will go toward the Minnesota Law Enforce-ment Memorial Asso- ciation, Rieke said.

The Law Enforcement Memorial has 273 names engraved on it.

Town of Salem Public Safety Department Officer Michael J. Ventura, Rusk County Sheriff's Office Deputy Dan T. Glaze, and Milwaukee Police Department Officer Charles W. Gudgell whose name was discovered through historical research.

While in D.C, the officers gathered to watch as participants of the Police Unity Tour arrived, attended a candlelight vigil on the National Mall, and laid commemorative wreaths at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in remembrance of fallen South Plainfield Officers Richard Conklin and William Cady.

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New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu was the keynote speaker at the New Hampshire Law Enforcement Officers 25th Anniversary Memorial ceremony in front of the LOB on Friday, May 19, 2017.

"We consider ourselves brothers and sisters because we are a family", he said, referring to the family of law enforcement. "Your presence here today is a great honor to us and the employees of the department", Cason said. "Not only to us but to their incredible families". "National Police Week provides us a special occasion to give thanks to our nation's fearless law enforcement officers", he added.

The two Wisconsin officers who have already died this year while on duty are Everest Metro Detective Jason Weiland and Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper Anthony Borostowski. "We must honor the legacy of the fearless men and women who gave their lives in the effort to serve and protect". To recognize National Police Week, the House passed five pro-police bills. The event included the roll call of the fallen and the site dedication of the memorial wall by Navajo medicine man Jerry Tsosie of Shiprock, N.M.

Nationally, during 2016, 135 law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty.

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