Police Memorial

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Violence against police made headlines again in 2016. This is National Police Week -- a time to remember fallen law enforcement officers. President of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Craig Floyd says 135 law officers died in the line of duty in 2016.

Floyd says a law enforcement career ranks among the most dangerous.A ceremony honoring the 62 fallen law enforcement officers from the Northern Red River Valley will take place later today (2-3 pm) in Grand Forks. The ceremony will include: Presentation of the colors….roll-call for fallen officers…21 gun salute…flag folding….and a helicopter fly-over.Tonight and tomorrow (wed) two floors of the capitol will be lit with blue lights in honor of North Dakota law enforcement.

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