Published: Wed, May 16, 2018
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Syracuse Police hold memorial ceremony

Syracuse Police hold memorial ceremony

The event honored officers in Virginia who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Helder went on to say that the service reminds law enforcement officers that there are dangers with their job and they need to be alert at all times.

On Sunday, Methuen police Officer Matt Tarness, stood alongside 30,000 of his brothers and sisters at candlelight vigil in Washington.

The Sheriff's Office also honors Humboldt County Sheriff Gene Cox, who was killed in the line of duty on November 29, 1982.

Johnson said people didn't expect her to be able to continue after her son's death.

Law Enforcement officers of Limestone County cordially invite you to attend the 11th Annual Peace Officer's Memorial Ceremony beginning at 12:00 noon on Friday, May 18, 2018. "We must never forget their deeds and their heroics and they serve as an inspiration every day to us all".


Memories that for Cora, the almost 2-year-old daughter of Officer Zerebny will eventually understand.

Law enforcement is not only an honorable calling, it is also a unsafe one. My bill, which I introduced just last week, would provide an additional tool to hold criminals accountable for these heinous, cowardly assaults. The vast majority of law enforcement officers accept these risks - not for personal reward or recognition - but simply wanting to serve their communities well. Jay Memmelaar with the Goldsboro Police Department. "We're a tight knit law enforcement in Central Florida".

"When you see it, it floods your system like a tidal wave", he said.

President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day in 1962.

The work of law enforcement officers is essential to preserving peace in our communities and to ensuring the safety of precious lives and personal property.

At the 23rd annual memorial service in Longmont for fallen peace officers, Joe Pelle talked about his family's experience of almost losing a son.

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