National Police Week 2018

Arturo Kim
May 15, 2018

On May 13-19, the Marshalltown Police Department will be celebrating National Police Week.

Established in 1984, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is a private non-profit organization dedicated to telling the story of American law enforcement and making it safer for those who serve.

Those names will include seven officers from Fayette County.

The public is encouraged to attend and show its support for local law enforcement as well as for the families and friends of local officers who died in the line of duty.

"This year's observance is particularly meaningful for those of us in CT as we continue to mourn the loss of State Police Trooper First Class Kevin Miller, who was killed in the line of duty just seven weeks ago", the governor's statement continued.

In addition to the 129 officers who died in 2017, the names of 231 officers, who died in prior years, were added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial this spring. He proudly served in law enforcement for 15 years.

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The Brevard County Sheriff's Office and the Police Hall of Fame will hold the annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service on Friday, May 18 on the grounds of the Hall of Fame in Titusville.

As law enforcement at all levels collaborates to curtail violent crime, the cooperation of the public is a key component of community resilience and neighborhood safety.

Chambers Sheriff Brian Hawthorne and Chambers County Commissioners Court paid tribute to fallen officers last week during the "Moment at the Memorial" ceremony for officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

These occurrences, and the possibility of danger, weigh heavily on the hearts and minds of each police officer's family. The memorial now has more than 21,000 names engraved. And please join me in thanking all the wonderful women and men who put themselves in harm's way daily. However, Howe worked as a maintenance mechanic at the prison, not as a correctional officer. Since the first known line-of-duty death in 1791, more than 20,000 US law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty.

DATED this fourteenth day of May, 2018.

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