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Fallen officers remembered at national candlelight vigil

All fallen law enforcement officers from the Gulfport Police Department will be remembered during a ceremony being held on May 18, 2018 at 10 a.m. on the front steps of the Police Station located at 2220 15 Street.

All officers and citizens are encouraged to drive with their vehicle's headlights on, in remembrance of the peace officers who have sacrificed their lives while protecting our cities.

"On Peace Officers Memorial Day - and every day - we honor the courageous men and women who lost their lives in the line of duty".

He is one of 231 members of the law enforcement community who, though he died prior to this past year, his sacrifice had not been previously documented on the memorial. We all know that in the performance of that duty we lose the lives of some fine officers every day.

President Donald Trump embraced family members of a slain New York City police officer as he honored fallen officers and said cop killers should get the death penalty.

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day during the nationally celebrated Police Week. Those law enforcement officers traveled hundreds of miles from across the country.

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It's an annual event that kicks off national police week.

The riders nationwide will help to heighten awareness of the dangers and hazards faced by law enforcement officers, honor those who have died in the line of duty.

In honor of National Police Officers' Memorial Week, Clarinda Police's annual memorial ceremony takes place Wednesday afternoon at 2 at the Clarinda Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

4,000 men and women are in law enforcement in King County, serving 39 cities, three Tribal Governments, the University of Washington, and almost 250,000 residents living in unincorporated communities.

Relatives of area slain officers will be in attendance along with law enforcement officers representing surrounding agencies. District Attorney Croninger will deliver remarks at the event. He delivered a strong message to the families of the fallen officers.

American flags around the state are at half-staff Tuesday in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.

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