President Trump honors fallen officers at White House

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that day falls as National Police Week.

Trump said, "As I look out today at this fantastic assembly of police, detectives, marshals and sheriffs, I want to make all of you remember and heed this promise: I will always support the incredible men and women of law enforcement as much as you have always supported me".

Sgt. Jeffery Garrett was one Dothan police officer remembered. You look at these guys here in the uniforms, and they're not doing it for the money, I can guarantee you that.

Sometimes officers need reassurance they are justified in their chosen career path, especially when being criticized by others, he said.

According to the Washington Post, Trump said on May 15 that law enforcement officers are subject to "unfair defamation and vilification" that have made their jobs more unsafe and accused other politicians of failing to support the police force.

Pastor Joel Cauley from Relevant Church was the guest speaker at this year's service. "We never know what the next shift is going to bring", Warner said. 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. "Because you don't hear it almost enough, I want you to know that patriotic Americans of all backgrounds truly support and love our police".

"We can not stand for such violence; we can not tolerate such pain", Trump said.

Mental Health Awareness Month events planned throughout Butte County
In Oklahoma - and nationwide - mental illness is deeply linked to substance abuse issues within the population. The national torch relay launched in Blackpool last month is travelling around the country.

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is looking for nominations for Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.

Texas again led the way with the most officers killed at 19.

The $484 will go toward a $30,000 monument to honor North Platte's 11 fallen officers who died between 1916 and 1999.

"128 law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty since 1878 just before Montana became a state", he said.

"Law enforcement is a very big family", Register said.

While this day, as well as this week, has been set aside nationwide to honor police officers whose lives have been lost, Ciccarelli said their sacrifice is one that is not only remembered today, but every day. Weinke's father, Harold, who's also a police officer, was the keynote speaker and offered his thoughts on what the day of remembrance means to police officers and the communities they serve and protect.

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