Trump delivers remarks at law enforcement memorial service

As well as funding the memorial, the money raised will also pay for a digital memorial that can be used around the world, as well as a Living Memorial Fund to support the family of officers who have been killed on duty.

Trump signed a proclamation announcing that the White House would be lit up in blue lights Monday evening to honor the 394 officers who were killed in action a year ago. Evans was killed while helping a man who had just been shot. "We never know what the next shift is going to bring", Warner said. Additionally, the police department enjoys a great working relationship with other law enforcement agencies working throughout Marshall County. Sheriff Steve Hoffman and the Marshall County Sheriff's Office serve our community with pride and professionalism. The bike ride is a national effort to commemorate the 21,183 men and women who have given that ultimate sacrifice.

At least 14 officers were killed since the Butte was founded in the late 19th Century.

As far as I am concerned, any individual who will assault or interfere with an officer carrying out his or her duties is a threat to law and order and an even bigger threat to every law-abiding citizen.

"I've been in law enforcement for 37 years, so I know more than a handful of the names on the list unfortunately", says Barre Police Chief Tim Bombardier.

Peace Officers Memorial Day was first signed into law in 1962, designating May 15 as the national day of recognition.

"I hope it makes people thankful for the risks the police take to take care of our cities".

"Perpetrator violence is up, weapons against police officers is up, so our officers now in these hard times have to be more conscious", Parrish said.

Twenty-nine years after Sgt. Sadek's death, his sister still attends the annual memorial.

If the campaign is successful a physical memorial, inscribed with the more than 1,400 names, will be built at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. He was the son of a former district state judge. He died a day later from his injuries. One of the trucks rolled back and pinned Higdon and one of the truck drivers between the two trucks.

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