May 14, 2019 admin

By: policeone.com

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WASHINGTON  —  The names of 371 officers who died in the line of duty were formally dedicated on Monday during the 31st Annual Candlelight Vigil by the National Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

U.S. Attorney General William Barr and Memorial Fund Chairman John Ashcroft delivered remarks and Barr read the names of the fallen officers.

Out of the 317 honored, 158 died in 2018 and 213 from prior years were added to the memorial on Monday. The monument now contains 21,910 names of fallen officers from all 50 states, D.C. and U.S. territories.

Full story: https://www.policeone.com/police-heroes/articles/483853006-371-fallen-LEOs-honored-at-National-Law-Enforcement-Officers-Memorial/

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