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Trump vows to seek solution to violence against police

Trump vows to seek solution to violence against police

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day which falls on National Police Week. And in 2016, for 145 police officers, it was.

Trump was joined by members of the Ulster County Sheriff's Department, the New Jersey State Police and the Phoenix Police Department, all of which lost officers past year. He said last year's fatalities of officers in the line of duty was the highest in five years.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Decrying violence against police, President Donald Trump honored the "brave souls" of law enforcement on Monday and vowed his administration would look for ways to reduce violence against police.

The members of the Martinsville Police Department will hold a memorial service for fallen law enforcement officers later this week, part of a joint effort with the Henry County Sheriff's Department and the Virginia State Police. He's one of 48 Honolulu Police officers who died on the job, remembered at Monday night's candlelight vigil.

Find a precinct near you online. That same year, it was approved by a joint resolution of Congress. "And every hear ache known by your families in law enforcement is a sorrow shared by the entire family of the American nation", the Daily Mail quoted the President as saying.

Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation
Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn", a White House statement said. According to the New York Times , Mr Comey wrote in the memo that Mr Trump told him Mr Flynn had done nothing wrong.


Trump wants to rid the United States of gang violence. You would be wrong. Previous year also saw the highest number of officers killed in ambush-style attacks in over two decades.

"(With) the sacrifice they give and the stress that they're under, this basically would give them the opportunity to retire after 25 years", he said. "They put on uniforms because they felt it was their mission in life to serve", he said. According to the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund, www.nleomf.org, the law enforcement fatality total for 2017 now stands at 49.

Today's memorial featured an honor guard comprised of Amarillo Police, local DPS troopers, and Randall and Potter County Sheriff's Office Representatives.

By the time you read this, the national toll may well have already increased.

If you see a Northampton police officer on the streets this week, pay attention to what he or she is wearing.


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