Officers honor fallen in Washington


"Our men and women in uniform put their lives on the line to keep our communities, states and nation safe, day in and day out", said Senator Ernst "Let us remember their selfless sacrifices - as well as the sacrifices made by so many law enforcement families - and honor them." . The goal is to pay tribute to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives while serving in the line of duty.

The legislation has the support of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), the National Association of Police Officers (NAPO), the Major County Sheriffs of America (MCSA), the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA), the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA), and the Sergeants Benevolent Association. I hope that during this National Police Week and throughout the year, we will reflect on Allen Brandt's final words: 'Law enforcement needs our support and not just when bad things happen.' In these times, law enforcement needs that support now more than ever.

"Today we take a pause to recognize the hard, wonderful and valuable jobs of Elgin Police officers and staff and what they do for our community", she said. Four police officers and four sheriff's deputies have been killed on the job.

"Police officers who have died in the line of duty, either in Berrien County or serving residents of Berrien County," Smiedendorf said.

The appeal by the UK Police Memorial Trust is aiming to raise the final £1.5m for a £4m project which will pay tribute to more than 1,400 men and women who have been killed on duty. "We thank those who we are honoring today, we thank those who are now serving, and we also give thanks to the families of law enforcement". The letter said he would be a distraction and that families are suffering because of him.

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