Flags half-staff for 'Peace Officers Memorial Day'


Civil rights groups have opposed the legislation, saying the "superfluous" legislation promotes the "untrue. unhelpful and dangerous" narrative that there's a "war on police" and "will have a negative impact on the relationship between law enforcement and the communities they serve". The Memorial Fund is now building the new National Law Enforcement Museum, which will tell the story of American law enforcement by providing visitors a "walk in the shoes" experience.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions led the tribute in Washington DC, reading the names of the heroic officers killed in the line of duty. Another officer returned fire and killed the suspect. Nationally, during 2017, 135 law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty.

Limestone County is marking Friday, May 18, as Peace Officer Memorial Day, and Sheriff Dennis Wilson is asking the public to show respect for fallen Trooper Damon Allen by attending.

"We've had it. Enough is enough", Trump said at the National Peace Officers' Memorial Service.

It takes a special person to be successful in law enforcement. "I asked if she'd be interested and she said she would".

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"There's a huge difference between a job for life and a life calling", McQueen said. "I think that our local law enforcement and federal law enforcement worked together in an effective way and they saved many lives from what they did".

Greene said the men and women walking the thin blue line are invaluable.

And then there were the more mundane restrictions like making room for bolt holes and annual license plate stickers. Here in the Coachella Valley, there are a number of law enforcement families still reeling from the loss of their loved ones. Nine of the officers were female.

Some tweaks were made to the original painting - an image of a horse was removed and the words "Blessed Are The Peacemakers" were added.

The ceremony to honor fallen law enforcement officers will begin at 10:30 a.m.at the police station on W. Betteravia Ave. Bonn-Tomas also donated her time, Felt said. We appreciate the opportunity to work with community members every day and we remain committed to collaborating with the community to make Marshalltown a great place to live, recreate and work.