Flags Flown Half-Staff for National Peace Officers Memorial Day

Among the crowd was Kristen Skavdahl, who has lived in the area for four years.

Law enforcement officers on the Central Coast and across the country are taking time this week to remember officers who lost their lives on the job.

Ed McQueen, one of the chaplains, opened the event by emphasizing the need to honor not only officers who have been killed, but those "who continue to serve, day after day".

At the 23rd annual memorial service in Longmont for fallen peace officers, Joe Pelle talked about his family's experience of almost losing a son.

Trump joked that he had promised not to reveal the age of Familia's mother, Adrianna Valoy, but that she climbed the stairs better than he did. "At the end of the day we're all trying to go home to our families, and our close loved ones and friends", he says.

Maher said that despite getting injured, she volunteered to return to patrol one of the roughest areas of New York City. ". Any positive police attention is a good thing".

Burgum's directive is in accordance with a proclamation issued by President Donald Trump, who called upon all Americans to observe Peace Officers Memorial Day with appropriate ceremonies and activities.

They'll be honored at a ceremony Friday marking Peace Officers Memorial Day. "The community is keeping them alive, and keeping the memory to assure us that they're not going to be forgotten", explained Johnson. Familia joined the New York Police Division in 2005 and was shot level clean final 12 months in her automotive whereas on obligation within the Bronx. She appreciates all the support. "If you were to ask him about his sacrifice, he would be honored to have given it". Those names are those of deputies who have been killed while serving this community.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, the Yuba City Police Department will also hold a memorial service. Meininger related how he had been willing, and wanted, to trade places with his son, Kaden, who had battled cancer during the previous year.

  • Jon Douglas