Henderson honors fallen law enforcement during National Police Week

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Memorial services in Alaska are held on different days so families of the fallen officers can attend their local service, as well as the National Memorial, if they choose.

Police officers Carlos Nunez and Damian Eglesfield accepted a proclamation on behalf of the Cloverdale Police Department at the meeting.

Since 1995, Idaho Peace Officers Memorial Ceremonies have honored Idaho law enforcement officers who have given their lives in the line of duty.

"Sterling values the courage and devotion of our community's state and local police as our collective prosperity depends on the integrity with which our law enforcement officers maintain peace and security", Torres said.

Among the names were nine Tennessee officers who died between 1878 and 2017, three officers from Kentucky and and six Virginia officers. We also solemnly acknowledge our debt to those who have lost their lives in the line of duty. "We honor Deputy Allery's legacy as his name is added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial". Those law enforcement officers traveled hundreds of miles from across the country.

The Candlelight Vigil is one of many commemorative events taking place in the nation's capital during National Police Week.

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Austin Police Interim Chief Brian Manley was the keynote speaker at the memorial. Civil rights groups have opposed the legislation, saying the "superfluous" legislation promotes the "untrue. unhelpful and dangerous" narrative that there's a "war on police" and "will have a negative impact on the relationship between law enforcement and the communities they serve".

HUMBLE, Texas-Congressman Ted Poe and the city of Humble kicked-off National Police Week with the 4th Annual North Houston Police Memorial Ceremony.

Relatives of area slain officers will be in attendance along with law enforcement officers representing surrounding agencies.

Col. Winquist, Mayor Allan Fung, and U.S. Attorney Stephen Dambruch all gave remarks. Since Cherry, 18 King County Sheriff's officers have fallen in the line of duty.

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.

Sunday's vigil is being held ahead of National Peace Officers Memorial Day, which is held annually on May 15 to honor law enforcement officers killed or disabled in the line of duty.

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