Since the first known line-of-duty death in 1791, more than 21,000 US law enforcement officers have made the ultimate sacrifice.
(Clarinda) - Clarinda authorities invite the public to a special event remembering fallen law enforcement officers.
This year's memorial is held in memory of the 16 Texas law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty in the past year.
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"It's truly a great honor for our local county Sheriff's Office to honor and pay respect to Trooper Allen and his family", Wilson said.
Our state has lost three law enforcement officers in the line of duty since December 31.
Relatives of area slain officers will be in attendance along with law enforcement officers representing surrounding agencies. "This number includes two West Virginia Natural Resources Police Officers who are assigned to Fayette County and work out of their homes", noted a news release for the event.
"Let us not only remember these four fallen heroes, let us more importantly remember the impact they've had on family, friends, on colleagues and people they didn't even know", said Walker. Officer Lehner's name and the names of all 93 fallen officers nationwide were formally dedicated on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC, during the 30th Annual Candlelight Vigil on the evening of May 13, 2018. The vast majority of interactions between law enforcement and the public are conducted without incident. U.S. Attorney Kirsch also attended memorial services in Michigan City on Friday, and will attend another in Munster on May 17 in honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. We appreciate the opportunity to work with community members every day and we remain committed to collaborating with the community to make Marshalltown a great place to live, recreate and work. His commitment to enforcing the law, helping those in need and protecting the community touched the lives of those he served with.