Published: Fri, May 11, 2018
IT&Software | By Alfonso Woods

Officer joins national bike ride for fallen police officers

Officer joins national bike ride for fallen police officers

The Putnam County Sheriff's Office plans to host a memorial with the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Officers' Association to commemorate fallen law enforcement officers.

Hundreds of city, county and state officers gathered to honor the OR law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty since the 1880s at the annual Fallen Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial Ceremony Tuesday afternoon. Secondly, to raise funds for the National Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial Fund which now provides for the construction of a National Law Enforcement Officer's Museum and the preservation of the National Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial.

The public is invited to attend the ceremony. Officers honored those who have died as well as their families.

- 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday: Police employee awards ceremony at the police department. To register for this free online event, visit www.LawMemorial.org/webcast.

This year, the names of 360 officers killed in the line of duty are being added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C., Henderson Police Department reported.

The Candlelight Vigil is one of many commemorative events taking place in the nation's capital during National Police Week 2018.

This ceremony and others like it are held ahead of National Police Week, which is May 13-19.

Like this: