Local officers honor the fallen in Carson City

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Officers from agencies across the state were at the Capitol grounds for the Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ceremony to honor law enforcement officers in Nevada who gave their lives in the line of duty.

Urbdandale police officers salute during memorial ceremony.

In addition to the fallen, the ceremony also honors active and retired members of the state police.

A Detroit police officer remains in critical condition after being shot in the forehead last night.


The Fallen Officers Memorial Wall started off five years ago as an idea from an Eagle Scout, and it holds the names of 61 fallen officers in Jacksonville, including Officer Ira Wayne Bramlitt Jr.

The relay will make its way through Carson Valley on Wednesday, May 3, beginning at 7 a.m.at Jack Wright Pass and coming through town around 11:30 a.m. "When they think about their loved ones, when it's either Christmas, Thanksgiving or a birthday, they know this family here never forgot them", said officer Freddy Ramirez.

Troopers also honored the most recent trooper who lost his life.

"They have a memorial baton and all of the officers are listed in that memorial", said Captain Jim Halsey with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.


Kirkpatrick said she was "humbled and honored" to stand alongside them and current officers as they remembered what was the "deepest personal loss" one could imagine.

Maryland State Police Cpl.

A non-profit that supports families of officers killed in the line of duty has launched Project Blue Ribbon, tying blue ribbons to vehicles in tribute to officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice.


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