Fallen Officers Memorialized in Washington County

Fallen Officers Memorialized in Washington County

The service is all a part of Peace Officers Memorial Day and National Police Week.

Peace Officers Memorial Day was first proclaimed by President John F. Kennedy and services began being held regularly in 1982.

Trump recalled the stories of Officer Charles Hartfield who was killed while he responded to the Las Vegas shooting at a country concert in October.

Familia was shot and killed in July 2017, specifically targeted for wearing the police uniform in New York City by a man who had anti-police rants on Facebook. During this year's event the department unveiled its new K9 memorial.

Scotts Bluff County Sheriff Mark Overman read the name of Amanda Baker, a corrections officer killed in February 2014. Those names are those of deputies who have been killed while serving this community.

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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence offered what they say is unwavering support and encouragement to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for the safety of others.

Cpl. Michael Middlebrook's daughter rests in the arms of an Honor Guard of the Lafayette Police Department during the opening ceremonies for Police Week.

On May 15th each year, the Fraternal Order of Police and the Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary host a ceremony on the west steps of the U.S. Capitol to honor fallen law enforcement officers and their families.

Duran said he was also concerned by the statistic that Florida now leads the nation in officer deaths for 2018. The "shadow images" of the officers indicates "they may not be physically present, but their memory and service to county, state and community are present and remembered". "I usually write a letter to the family, telling them that, you know, who we are and that we are with them, we understand their pain".

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