It was so designated by joint resolution of Congress in 1962 as an annual tribute to law enforcement service. Tomorrow, May 15, he will take part in the New York State Police Troop "A" Memorial Service in Batavia, NY. I feel fortunate to work with such a wonderful group of professionals.
"It's a selfless job that they have. He provided a great service to the citizens of Texas in his service to the Texas Highway Patrol".
'She was ambushed by a man for the simple reason that she was a member of the police department, ' Trump said.
Drew County Sheriff's Deputy Timothy Braden gave his life while serving and protecting his community.
Relatives of area slain officers will be in attendance along with law enforcement officers representing surrounding agencies. Tragically, 128 police officers died in the line of duty nationwide past year.
In the fall, the National Police Officers Museum will finally open.
Massive 'Lost' Asteroid Zooming Past Earth On May 15 Poses No Risk
As per the expert, this asteroid dubbed 2010 WC9 would tend to brush against our planet this week, most probably on Tuesday. A near-Earth asteroid is expected to buzz by the planet on May 15, and scientists said it's the size of a jumbo jet .
Broomfield council and residents celebrated local law enforcement at last week's city council meeting and proclaimed Tuesday as Peace Officers Memorial Day.
Among the 93 killed was Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner who drowned during a training exercise in the Niagara River.
According to Federal Bureau of Investigation statistics, the 93 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty previous year represents a 21-percent decrease from the number who died in 2016, when 118 law enforcement officers died in line-of-duty incidents. So far, in 2018, there have been 51 law enforcement deaths in the United States. This is 75 percent higher than this time past year.
More than 100 law enforcement personal, and friends and family of Det. The Attorney General then commenced the reading of the fallen officers' names. The vast majority of interactions between law enforcement and the public are conducted without incident. Without their support, officers would not be able to effectively perform their duties. Their sacrifices are remembered and their service is honored today, as it should be every day. We appreciate what you sacrifice to allow us to serve. In a touching video by the Miami Police Department, Sergeant Tony Ginzo played an acoustic rendition of "Knockin on Heaven's Door". The Marshalltown community does an incredible job supporting their public safety personnel.
The names of 360 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty - including 129 who died in 2017 - were formally dedicated on Sunday evening, their names added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial this spring. We expect them to do it all in a calm, polite and respectful manner.