Peace Officers Memorial Day

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Roll Call
Reichert on the Police and the Green River Killer CaseQuest to Capture the Green River Killer. " Reichert also talked about his law
Reichert on the Police and the Green River Killer Case
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
Quest to Capture the Green River Killer. " Reichert also talked about his law enforcement career in a Townhall op-ed for Peace Officers Memorial Day and National Police Week this month. “Like my friends and those who lost their lives before and... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Carved On These Walls: The National Law Enforcement Officersprotect this freedom “(DOJ Report on Public Service With Honor). In 1962, Pres
Carved On These Walls: The National Law Enforcement Officers
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted yesterday
protect this freedom “(DOJ Report on Public Service With Honor). In 1962, President John F. Kennedy designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week thereafter as Police Week. Nationally, we’ve come to recognize and... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
From California Highway Patrol: Community, Carved On These Wallsprotect this freedom “(DOJ Report on Public Service With Honor). In 1962, Pres
From California Highway Patrol: Community, Carved On These Walls
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted yesterday
protect this freedom “(DOJ Report on Public Service With Honor). In 1962, President John F. Kennedy designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week thereafter as Police Week. Nationally, we’ve come to recognize and... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Letter: Let’s remember to appreciate our community peacekeepersTo the editor: Much has changed in policing since 1962 when President Kennedy
Letter: Let’s remember to appreciate our community peacekeepers
The Shawano Leader / Posted 3 days ago
To the editor: Much has changed in policing since 1962 when President Kennedy set aside May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which it falls as a time to recognize America’s peacekeepers, but the dedication and self-sacrificing... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Local officers honored for sacrifices(May 15 to 21) may strike a more poignant chord this year for local law enforce
Local officers honored for sacrifices
The Newton Kansan / Posted 3 days ago
(May 15 to 21) may strike a more poignant chord this year for local law enforcement and their families.As part of the week, Peace Officers' Memorial Day was observed on May 19 to remember the officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Top Cop Award goes to Special Agent with State Auditor's OfficeJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Thursday May 19, 2016 is officially recog
Top Cop Award goes to Special Agent with State Auditor's Office
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Thursday May 19, 2016 is officially recognized by the State of Mississippi as Peace Officers Memorial Day. In conjunction with that, the Mississippi Center for Police and Sheriffs hosts the annual Police Memorial... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Top Cop Award goes to Special Agent with State Auditor's OfficeJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Thursday May 19, 2016 is officially recog
Top Cop Award goes to Special Agent with State Auditor's Office
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Thursday May 19, 2016 is officially recognized by the State of Mississippi as Peace Officers Memorial Day. In conjunction with that, the Mississippi Center for Police and Sheriffs hosts the annual Police Memorial... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem police honor current, past officers in memorial serviceoffice without good police work," Martin said. President John F. Kennedy estab
Bethlehem police honor current, past officers in memorial service
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
office without good police work," Martin said. President John F. Kennedy established May 15 in 1962 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day, city police Chief Mark DiLuzio said. Thursday's service, in part, honored the six Bethlehem... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Norfolk Police hold ceremony to honor fallen officers and their familiesNORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Police Department held a service Thursday in honor o
Norfolk Police hold ceremony to honor fallen officers and their families
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Police Department held a service Thursday in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. The service is to honor the memory of the 39 Norfolk Police officers who made the ultimate sacrifice while working to keep citizens safe... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Edmond police recognized as part of National Police Weeklaw enforcement and how they fit into that process," Ricks said. In 1962, Pres
Edmond police recognized as part of National Police Week
The Oklahoman / Posted 4 days ago
law enforcement and how they fit into that process," Ricks said. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Each year, tens of thousands of law... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
In honorCounty Law Enforcement Fallen Officer Memorial ceremony in front of the Denton
In honor
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
County Law Enforcement Fallen Officer Memorial ceremony in front of the Denton County Courts Building on Wednesday. The ceremony was conducted in observance of National Police Week, which began with National Peace Officers Memorial Day on... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
National Police Week markedin honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a
National Police Week marked
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 5 days ago
in honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week, according to authorities. Tens of... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
National Police Week markedin honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a
National Police Week marked
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
in honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week, according to authorities. Tens of... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
National Police Week markedin honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a
National Police Week marked
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
in honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week, according to authorities. Tens of... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
People, Places and Thingswith a special wreath laying ceremony. President John F. Kennedy signed a proc
People, Places and Things
The Birmingham Times / Posted 5 days ago
with a special wreath laying ceremony. President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation in 1962, which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the following week as Police Week. TODAY: JOHN MORTON LECTURE IN PHOTOGRAPHY at the... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
National Police Week markedin honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a
National Police Week marked
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 5 days ago
in honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week, according to authorities. Tens of... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Memorial service honors 28 East Tennessee officers lost in the past yearany second you may be called on to give your life for those you don't even know
Memorial service honors 28 East Tennessee officers lost in the past year
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
any second you may be called on to give your life for those you don't even know." The annual service also marks National Peace Officers Memorial Day, officially designated as May 15. KPD Chaplain Pam Neal noted although this year's list of East... Read more
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Pleasanton Express
Proclamation for National Police Week 2016 | May 18, 2016Officers Memorial Fund’s 28th Annual Candlelight Vigil, on the evening of May 1
Proclamation for National Police Week 2016 | May 18, 2016
Pleasanton Express / Posted 5 days ago
Officers Memorial Fund’s 28th Annual Candlelight Vigil, on the evening of May 13, 2016; WHEREAS, May 15 is designated as Peace Officers Memorial Day, in honor of all fallen officers and their families and U.S. flags should be flown at... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
City’s Star Spangled Faux Pas Unfurls Againthe heads up for Sunday, May 15 with the annual Presidential Order for a sunris
City’s Star Spangled Faux Pas Unfurls Again
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 5 days ago
the heads up for Sunday, May 15 with the annual Presidential Order for a sunrise to sunset commanding the flag lowered for Peace Officers Memorial Day – yeah, I have a special sentiment to this one. After all, there was a City Proclamation made at... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Law Enforcement memorial planned for Thursday17 years ago by John Harmon after his son was shot and killed. In 1962, Preside
Law Enforcement memorial planned for Thursday
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 5 days ago
17 years ago by John Harmon after his son was shot and killed. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy established May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day. The week around that day is National Police Week. The Mississippi Chiefs of Police hosted their... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
National Police Week markedin honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a
National Police Week marked
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 5 days ago
in honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week, according to authorities. Tens of... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Law enforcement officers honored at memorial serviceService was held in the Fellowship Hall of Mathews Baptist Church on Sunday aft
Law enforcement officers honored at memorial service
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Service was held in the Fellowship Hall of Mathews Baptist Church on Sunday afternoon, which is also observed nationwide as Peace Officers Memorial Day. “As people in the community go about their daily routine and, hopefully sleeping soundly at... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Law enforcement agencies to hold memorial ceremony on Wednesdaythe fallen. National Police Week began nationwide since 1962, when President J
Law enforcement agencies to hold memorial ceremony on Wednesday
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 6 days ago
the fallen. National Police Week began nationwide since 1962, when President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day, which coincides with the week. Police will also wear a mourning black band over their badge... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Ceremony Friday in honor of National Police Weekin honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a
Ceremony Friday in honor of National Police Week
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 6 days ago
in honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week, according to authorities. Tens of... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Ceremony Friday in honor of National Police Weekin honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a
Ceremony Friday in honor of National Police Week
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
in honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week, according to authorities. Tens of... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Ceremony Friday in honor of National Police Weekin honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a
Ceremony Friday in honor of National Police Week
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 6 days ago
in honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week, according to authorities. Tens of... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Ceremony Friday in honor of National Police Weekin honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a
Ceremony Friday in honor of National Police Week
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
in honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week, according to authorities. Tens of... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Ceremony Friday in honor of National Police Weekin honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a
Ceremony Friday in honor of National Police Week
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 6 days ago
in honor of National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week, according to authorities. Tens of... Read more
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The Times Leader
Bridgeport council lauds top copsall around, dedicated law enforcement officers put themselves at risk to keep t
Bridgeport council lauds top cops
The Times Leader / Posted 6 days ago
all around, dedicated law enforcement officers put themselves at risk to keep their fellow citizens safe. As we observe Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, we pay tribute to courageous men and women who have lost their lives protecting... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Emergency responders recognized during National EMS WeekrecognitionNational Police Week: Remembrance and recognition In 1962, Presiden
Emergency responders recognized during National EMS Week
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 days ago
recognitionNational Police Week: Remembrance and recognition In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the calendar week in which the day falls, as National Police week. In 1962, President... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
JSO Honor Guard travels to DC for National Police Weekevents they participated in include the 28th Annual Candlelight Vigil on Friday
JSO Honor Guard travels to DC for National Police Week
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 6 days ago
events they participated in include the 28th Annual Candlelight Vigil on Friday at the National Mall and the National Peace Officers Memorial Day service on Sunday. At Sunday's service, the names of 252 officers who lost their lives the line... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Man charged with assault of teenage girl on the RimsrecognitionNational Police Week: Remembrance and recognition In 1962, Presiden
Man charged with assault of teenage girl on the Rims
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 days ago
recognitionNational Police Week: Remembrance and recognition In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the calendar week in which the day falls, as National Police week. In 1962, President... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Major intersection is looking to get a faceliftrecognitionNational Police Week: Remembrance and recognition In 1962, Presiden
Major intersection is looking to get a facelift
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 days ago
recognitionNational Police Week: Remembrance and recognition In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the calendar week in which the day falls, as National Police week. In 1962, President... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Viking Ship used to send "sail" mailrecognitionNational Police Week: Remembrance and recognition In 1962, Presiden
Viking Ship used to send "sail" mail
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 days ago
recognitionNational Police Week: Remembrance and recognition In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the calendar week in which the day falls, as National Police week. In 1962, President... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Man appears in court after a drive-by shooting in BillingsrecognitionNational Police Week: Remembrance and recognition In 1962, Presiden
Man appears in court after a drive-by shooting in Billings
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 days ago
recognitionNational Police Week: Remembrance and recognition In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the calendar week in which the day falls, as National Police week. In 1962, President... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Pilot shares her experiences through a children's bookrecognitionNational Police Week: Remembrance and recognition In 1962, Presiden
Pilot shares her experiences through a children's book
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 days ago
recognitionNational Police Week: Remembrance and recognition In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the calendar week in which the day falls, as National Police week. In 1962, President... Read more
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Woodridge Reporter
Downers Grove community, police honor anniversary of officer Richard Barth's deathwith each tour of duty," Deputy Chief Shanon Gillette said. The annual event i
Downers Grove community, police honor anniversary of officer Richard Barth's death
Woodridge Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
with each tour of duty," Deputy Chief Shanon Gillette said. The annual event is a part of National Law Enforcement Week's Peace Officers Memorial Day, established in 1962. On March 18, 1974, the 25-year-old Barth responded to a call of two... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Local seniors get $1.4 million in scholarship moneyto half-staff to commemorate those who've lost their lives in the line of duty.
Local seniors get $1.4 million in scholarship money
WGEM Quincy / Posted 6 days ago
to half-staff to commemorate those who've lost their lives in the line of duty. The ceremony comes the day after National Peace Officers Memorial Day. The Quincy Police Department honored all fallen police officers Monday morning outside City... Read more
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Observer
Police Week markedin 2015. The symbols of mourning are in honor of National Police Week, observe
Police Week marked
Observer / Posted 6 days ago
in 2015. The symbols of mourning are in honor of National Police Week, observed annually beginning each May 15 — National Peace Officers Memorial Day — and commemorated with services and ceremonies in Washington, D.C., attended by tens of... Read more
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Woodridge Reporter
Downers Grove community, police honor anniversary of officer Barth deathwith each tour of duty," Deputy Chief Shanon Gillette said. The annual event i
Downers Grove community, police honor anniversary of officer Barth death
Woodridge Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
with each tour of duty," Deputy Chief Shanon Gillette said. The annual event is a part of National Law Enforcement Week's Peace Officers Memorial Day, established in 1962. On March 18, 1974, the 25-year-old Barth responded to a call of two... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Police gather for memorialwhenever possible. The observance can be traced to 1962 when President John F.
Police gather for memorial
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
whenever possible. The observance can be traced to 1962 when President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day. (Howell can be contacted at chowell@weirtondailytimes.com, and followed via Twitter... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Survey: Teens less likely to crash if parents set guidelinesto half-staff to commemorate those who've lost their lives in the line of duty.
Survey: Teens less likely to crash if parents set guidelines
WGEM Quincy / Posted 7 days ago
to half-staff to commemorate those who've lost their lives in the line of duty. The ceremony comes the day after National Peace Officers Memorial Day. The Quincy Police Department honored all fallen police officers Monday morning outside City... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Richmond schools avoid closure, but budget cuts remainWoody (Source: NBC12) Sheriff Woody and members of his agency are pausing to r
Richmond schools avoid closure, but budget cuts remain
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
Woody (Source: NBC12) Sheriff Woody and members of his agency are pausing to recognize National Police Week and National Peace Officers Memorial Day, and to honor those law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice. Sheriff Woody and... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Crash on I-95N near Shockoe causes major delaysWoody (Source: NBC12) Sheriff Woody and members of his agency are pausing to r
Crash on I-95N near Shockoe causes major delays
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
Woody (Source: NBC12) Sheriff Woody and members of his agency are pausing to recognize National Police Week and National Peace Officers Memorial Day, and to honor those law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice. Sheriff Woody and... Read more
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Breitbart
OH Police Memorial Vandalized Ahead of National Peace Officers Memorial DayA gravestone-styled memorial to fallen officers, erected by police in Galion, O
OH Police Memorial Vandalized Ahead of National Peace Officers Memorial Day
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
A gravestone-styled memorial to fallen officers, erected by police in Galion, Ohio, was vandalized just ahead of National Peace Officers Memorial Day, infuriating local officials and the law enforcement community alike. The memorial was built by the... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Teens less likely to crash if parents set guidelinesto half-staff to commemorate those who've lost their lives in the line of duty.
Teens less likely to crash if parents set guidelines
WGEM Quincy / Posted 7 days ago
to half-staff to commemorate those who've lost their lives in the line of duty. The ceremony comes the day after National Peace Officers Memorial Day. The Quincy Police Department honored all fallen police officers Monday morning outside City... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Elkins honors law enforcement officersOn Monday afternoon, Mayor Van Broughton, along with Elkins City Council member
Elkins honors law enforcement officers
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 7 days ago
On Monday afternoon, Mayor Van Broughton, along with Elkins City Council members, declared May 15 Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week of May 15-21 Police Week in Elkins. "It is important that all persons of the Elkins community know and... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Alderman Calls for Show of Support During National Police Weekabsence. He has strong family ties to the CPD, including his father who is a r
Alderman Calls for Show of Support During National Police Week
NBC Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
absence. He has strong family ties to the CPD, including his father who is a retired officer. National Police Week was created in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy. The commemorative week includes Peace Officers Memorial Day, which falls on May... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Mobile clinic to help rural kids with dental healthto half-staff to commemorate those who've lost their lives in the line of duty.
Mobile clinic to help rural kids with dental health
WGEM Quincy / Posted 7 days ago
to half-staff to commemorate those who've lost their lives in the line of duty. The ceremony comes the day after National Peace Officers Memorial Day. The Quincy Police Department honored all fallen police officers Monday morning outside City... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
HLGU requests exemption from federal discrimination lawsto half-staff to commemorate those who've lost their lives in the line of duty.
HLGU requests exemption from federal discrimination laws
WGEM Quincy / Posted 7 days ago
to half-staff to commemorate those who've lost their lives in the line of duty. The ceremony comes the day after National Peace Officers Memorial Day. The Quincy Police Department honored all fallen police officers Monday morning outside City... Read more
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