Memorial Service, March To Honor Fallen Police Officers

2017 police memorial ceremonies to start this Friday

Roughly 500 law enforcement officers and their family and friends watched as the groups made their way around the memorial site, listening as department leaders took turns calling out the names of the 37 local law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty.

Alaska's Police Memorial Week will begin this Friday to honor the fallen law enforcement officers from across the state; there will be multiple ceremonies at various locations, including two events in Juneau on May 10.

This year fallen Sergeant Allen Brandt of Fairbanks Police Department was added to the memorial. Last year, more than 300 people attended.

The plaques will be mounted on the fallen officer memorial wall and unveiled at Detroit Public Safety Headquarters.

Alongside Perez and Sandoval, Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell also spoke in support of law enforcement. We think about Officer Johnson and a speedy recovery.

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They plan to end in Washington, D.C.at the National Law Enforcement Memorial. His family members said they are glad to see the community coming together to honor the men and women who risk their lives everyday. The service included the presentation of colors, a 21-gun salute by the JSO Honor Guard and final roll call.

The ceremony ended with the presentation of the memorial wreath and the presentation of the USA flag to Parque's wife and daughter by Legislative Police Chief John Drew, followed by the 21 gun salute and taps.

In Harrisburg, a ceremony was held for 23-year-old Trooper Landon Weaver, who was shot and killed in the line of duty December 30.

The ceremony allows active and retired troopers to remember those before them who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.

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