Thin Blue Line Act moves toward vote, punishes those who kill officers

Thin Blue Line Act moves toward vote, punishes those who kill officers

Thin Blue Line Act moves toward vote, punishes those who kill officers

Bevan said the memorial was a chance for law enforcement to come together with the community to honor those who had made the ultimate sacrifice to protect others.

The UK Police Memorial will see a physical memorial established, set in a attractive landscaped garden, inscribed with the names of over 1,400 police officers and staff who have died from injuries they sustained while carrying out their lawful duties.

Carolyn Holerger's father in law, St. Lucie County Sgt. Harold Holerger was killed in the line of duty more than 30 years ago. "These attacks increased by almost 40 percent from 2015", said President Trump in a statement earlier this week.

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). "When we respond to these things we go through the 'what ifs.' God bless these young people that want to get in this profession because they care about you", Reynolds said, pointing to a young girl in the front row.

"Behind all those headlines, there is a devastated family, a devastated community, a devastated police force", he said. "While these men and women did not die in the hands of a criminal, we are nonetheless eternally grateful for their sacrifice".

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Last week, CMPD officers biked to Washington to honor fallen officers and to visit the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.

"Our rights and liberties, our whole way of life, depend on the courage of the men and women who wear blue".

I can't, and don't want to, imagine an America without police.

The event raised more than $100,000 for the ODMP, Concerns of Police Survivors and the Blue Line Bears. It's nice to see our president doing just that. Not everyone is courageous enough to do what you do. "You've got a wonderful bunch of people ..." "They read off all the names of the police officers who were killed in 2016. being a member of the honor guard it's always been a dream to attend", says Estorge.

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

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