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EIGHT NAMES TO BE ADDED TO IOWA PEACE OFFICER MEMORIAL

Des Moines, IOWA --- During Peace Officer Memorial Week, the State of Iowa will honor eight officers who died in the line of duty. Each of these men died while working to apprehend a suspect or protect their community from crime.

Please join us on May 17, 2011, to honor these law enforcement officers, as well as thank current members of law enforcement for protecting and serving their communities and the great State of Iowa.

WHAT: Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony

 

 

WHEN:

TOMORROW, Tuesday, May 17, 2011
10:00 AM

 

 

WHERE:

Peace Officer Memorial
Lucas State Office Building
Corner of East Grand Avenue and East 12th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
(Rain Location: State Capitol Rotunda)

 

 

WHO:

Governor Terry E. Branstad
Commissioner Larry L. Noble
Officers from Local, County and State Law Enforcement Agencies

 

To view the names and bios of the eight officers being added to the Peace Officer Memorial this year, click here.

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