Two dedications to be added to Spokane law enforcement officers memorial

Since 1968, 54 officers from the Savannah area have died in the line of duty.

National Police Week will also take place this week, running May 13th through May 19th.

With the money they raised selling the pins, they sent Trumpold and her husband to D.C. a year ago to see Werner's name on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. The latest was in 2016 when Deputy Commander Patrick Carothers was fatally wounded.

"My best friend is a St. Joseph police officer as well". "He entered law enforcement because he was dedicated to a objective higher than his own".

And for the families of those officers who have given their lives in the line of duty, there is little that words can do to ease the suffering of their loss. This exhibit also includes the Web of Law Enforcement, a large multi-touch screen interactive experience which illustrates how the complex web of some 18,000 agencies work together to solve crimes.

"When I was in law enforcement, alcohol was pretty much the drug of choice", he said.

'We must end the attacks on our police and we must end them right now, ' Trump said.

"We are gathered today to remember and honor the memories of our fallen officers".

"We live in challenging times for law enforcement".

It's become a cliché to say police officers put their lives in danger every day when they go to work.

LeSueur said eight local officers will be honored at the ceremony who have been killed in the line of duty, including the five officers who have been killed in the history of OPD, one Ector County deputy, one Midland County deputy, and a Lubbock police officer who is buried in Odessa.

The program began at 11 a.m. Wednesday morning. Cunningham served with the Johnson County Sheriff's Department for one year. Johnson died protecting his grandchild from the shooter, and the individual is now serving a life sentence without parole.

Chaplain Wayne Shearier with the Berrien County Sheriff's Department gave an invocation and benediction at the service. On May 17, 1977, he was shot in the chest and killed while pulling over a suspect who was driving erratically in a mall parking lot.

The National Law Enforcement Museum is located in Judiciary Square across from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and tells the story of American law enforcement by providing visitors with a "walk in the shoes" experience. Alex City has lost two of its finest in the line of duty; Officer Clarence Martin was shot to death in January 1976. But these officers also risk their lives in ways that are often too easily taken for granted.

  • Leroy Wright