National Police Week proclaimed in Spearfish

Immediately following the ceremony at the courthouse, officials will unveil a plaque in the main lobby of the police station commemorating two Bradenton police officers killed in the line of duty, Steve Bennett (1934) and Carl Cox (1970).

The ceremony is part of national police week.

Daugaard said hard situations await law enforcement everyday, such as stopping a drunk driver, responding to domestic violence calls or a fatal crash on a rural road in the middle of the night.

Each year, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, D.C., to participate in a number of planned events honoring those who have given their lives protecting us.

The peace officer memorial was held at Indian Spring Park Thursday morning.

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The UK Police Memorial Trust this week appealed for £1.5m towards its construction at the National Memorial Arboretum.

North Yorkshire Police is calling for members of the public to join the Force in getting behind a campaign to raise funds for a new UK Police Memorial to remember officers and staff who fall in the line of duty.

Authorizes the National Computer Forensics Institute to disseminate homeland security information related to the investigation and prevention of cyber and electronic crime and related threats, and educate, train, and equip State, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and judges. "During National Law Enforcement Week, please take the time to say thank you to the courageous men and women working hard across this nation, each and every day, to bring safety and security to your communities".

The ceremony was also an opportunity for the agencies to present awards to officers for their service over the past year.

Family members and uniformed officers representing the fallen officers carried white roses to a table with a flower wreath memorial as their names were announced individually.

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This week, the House passed the Thin Blue Line Act. "Running the National Police Week 5K is just a small token to remember the sacrifices of officers that gave the ultimate price so that we may live in a safe and secure community".

Recognizing the ones who wear blue and guard the heart of our democracy is one of the cornerstones of our country, and I am glad Congress and President Trump have shown our strong support for these men and women this week.

"There are twinges of sadness, as you see the family go up".

Mayor Linda Tyer proclaimed it Police Week in the City of Pittsfield.

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