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Dallas Police Department Honors Fallen Officers on Police Memorial Day

Dallas Police Department Honors Fallen Officers on Police Memorial Day

He said he feels that he and the men and women of the Bullhead City Police Department "are very lucky".

In honor of National Police Week, the Grand Junction Police Department is connecting with the people they serve.

Former Roanoke Police Chief Chris Perkins told a crowd at the annual Law Enforcement Memorial service Thursday that officers who die in the line of duty did not have their lives taken.

"We experienced the worst day in our department's history", he said.

Interim Chief David Pughes said officers leave home every day not knowing if they'll come back.

Harvey Snook III, Prince William County Officer Ashley Guindon and Virginia State Police Trooper Chad Dermyer - died since the beginning of 2016. Parque, a detective with the North Las Vegas Police Department, was killed while on duty when a motorist traveling the wrong way slammed into his auto earlier this year.

The organization's website, buldingoncollaboration.com, says it is "an organization that works to be an advocate for the renewing of cities for equality".

Whitt approached Habun and the Human Relations Commission about hosting a luncheon for police in Elgin.

About 50 members of law enforcement, city officials and residents turned out to the ceremony at the Woodstock Memorial as part of National Police Week.

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"All the officers we honor today performed many of these and other such duties", he said.

"It's overwhelming and its attractive service that they provided for the officers", said one in attendance. Ted Foss, and Winona County Sheriff's Investigator John Schneider, the continuing loss of law enforcement officers is a tragic loss to the entire nation.

The police officers said it was a way to say hello and make our community a safer place.

"We need to establish a fitting memorial that recognises the vital contribution that policing makes to our society and acknowledges the courage and sacrifice made by police officers and police staff who have paid the ultimate price".

"Behind all those headlines, there is a devastated family, a devastated community, a devastated police force", he said. They're brothers they're sisters they're mothers they're you're neighbors.

Following Wednesday's ceremony, the department held a barbecue fundraiser to support its benevolent fund. The flags in front of the department were brought to half-staff. They are Deputy Sheriff Paul Allen Clark, St. Francois County Sheriff's Office, and Police Officer Blake Curtis Snyder of the St. Louis County Police Department. Consecutively, the week of May 15 is National Peace Officers Week.

"Those of us who wear these badges proudly know that our most effective weapon in our job is our compassion", Bevan said.

Janelle Walker is a freelance reporter for The Courier-News.


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