Two of the four officers honored passed away in 2017.
National Police Week takes place this year Sunday, May 13 until Saturday May 19.
On Thursday, May 17, peace officers from across the Ozarks will gather to honor 135 law enforcement officers who have died within this past year. Friday's service recognized the sacrifices of fallen law enforcement officers in Erie County along with the daily efforts of all individuals involved in public safety, as police chaplains and senior law enforcement officials from around the county noted the heroic efforts of those members of the public safety community who have made the ultimate sacrifice to ensure our safety.
Jay Farr urged attendees to consider what more they can do to prevent the killing of police, putting a particular focus on one of the leading causes of line of duty deaths: gun violence.
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Fighting crime can be risky work for the more than 900,000 sworn law enforcement officers in the United States. However, our law enforcement community is committed to serve and protect the well-being of the residents of New Jersey and that commitment doesn't stop once they remove their badge.
Memorial services in Alaska are held on different days so families of the fallen officers can attend their local service, as well as the National Memorial, if they choose.
The service honors all officers killed in the line of duty but particularly those in Franklin, Delaware and Union counties. It was with a humble heart that I authored a joint resolution in his honor during this legislative session and had a chance to present it to his family on the floor of the State Assembly earlier this year.
Fallen law enforcement officers from Hawkins County are Gerald Gibson, John Wesley Wright and Drew Harrell. District Attorney Croninger will deliver remarks at the event.