For 22 years, the Nevada Legislation Enforcement Officers Memorial hosted a ceremony to bear witness to the unification of statewide regulation enforcement businesses and honor Nevada’s officers killed within the line of obligation.
Thursday marks the 23rd annual Nevada Legislation Enforcement Memorial, whereas the memorial didn’t host businesses statewide, slightly with heavy consideration to the lives of Nevada’s Legislation Enforcement Officers, the security of their households and communities, this memorial service was carried out with restricted attendance.
Since 1861, 134 officers have both died or been killed in Nevada. This yr, no names had been introduced on the memorial. Subsequent yr’s memorial will honor Nevada Freeway Patrol Sergeant Ben Jenkins, an Elko native who gave his life to serve and shield Nevada communities.
The Carson Metropolis Sheriff’s Workplace filmed the wreath laying to permit communities witness and honor the memorial throughout a worldwide pandemic. All are inspired to hitch the memorial spirit and shine a blue mild on their entrance porch steps by means of the month of Might. Moreover, shining blue lights exterior companies and residences in the course of the month of Might, will function a beacon of help for all peace officers and a tribute to these killed within the line of obligation.
A video options Lieutenant Chris Laprairie, DPS Freeway Patrol Division and Carson Metropolis Sheriff Ken Furlong. Go right here to view: https://youtu.be/dPSyotAP0xY
Carson Metropolis Sheriff Ken Furlong mentioned “It’s important that even in these occasions of restricted actions and social gatherings that we proceed to honor these regulation enforcement officers who’ve in our historical past given their lives for the safety of society. The acknowledgement of their losses, the devastation to their households, mates, and communities, ought to by no means be ignored, even in these most making an attempt occasions of the Coronavirus pandemic.”
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