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Flags will be flown at half-staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day

Flags will be flown at half-staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump used an event that honored fallen law enforcement officers on Tuesday to rail against sanctuary cities and the MS-13 gang as he called for the death penalty for those who kill police officers.

"The men and women who dedicate their careers to protecting the lives of others personify what it means to be a public servant and to selflessly serve their communities", Governor Malloy said.

Also during this week the Names of fallen officers will be added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.

Allery was fatally shot by 28-year-old Melvin Gene Delong, of Belcourt, after a pursuit on January 18, 2017. Major Jay Russell Memelaar, a 25-year veteran of the Goldsboro Police Department, who suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in his department's physical fitness program on February 15, 2017, will have his name added. We all know that in the performance of that duty we lose the lives of some fine officers every day.

According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, 53 officers died nationwide this year, along with three K-9 officers.

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Pointing to 45 attacks across Europe since 2016, Mr Parker will warn of an "intense and unrelenting worldwide terrorist threat". Today's updated total of 12 brings the total number of disrupted attacks in the United Kingdom to 25 since 2013.

To prepare to tell that story through her artwork, Steffen read numerous stories about law enforcement officers from around the country who were killed in the line of duty. "Despite the danger and personal risks, they show total commitment - their bravery and integrity sets an example for us all. Today we honor those in law enforcement who give their hearts, and their lives, for their fellow man".

Additionally, in 2017 there were 46 law enforcement officers killed in line-of-duty incidents as a result of felonious acts - a 30 percent decrease from 2016, when 66 law enforcement officer were killed in line-of-duty incidents as a result of felonious acts. "I'm proud of our Sheriff's Officers and am glad this recognition celebrates their hard work". District Attorney Croninger will deliver remarks at the event. The Museum is working to expand and enrich the relationship shared by law enforcement and the community through the Museum's educational journeys, immersive exhibitions, and insightful programs.

On Sunday night fallen officers from all 50 states were recognized at our nation's capital.

The annual Peace Officers' memorial service pays tribute to police officers killed in the line of service like Familia.


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