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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  Public Information Officer
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Iowa Department of Public Safety
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
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TWO MORE NAMES TO LINE IOWA PEACE OFFICER MEMORIAL

Des Moines, IOWA --- During National Police Week, the State of Iowa will honor two officers who died in the line of duty: Officer Roger Hildreth and Trooper Mark Toney.  Each of these men died as a result of their efforts to secure Iowa communities.

Please join us on May 18, 2012 to honor these peace officers as well as the 164 other Iowa officers who gave their life in the line of duty over the last 140 years.

WHAT:

Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony

 

 

WHEN:

Friday, May 18, 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
Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds
Commissioner Larry L. Noble
Officers from Local, County, and State Law Enforcement Agencies

There are many ways you can observe National Police Week.  We encourage you to take time and thank current peace officers for protecting and serving your community and the great State of Iowa.

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