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May 15, 2007
For More Information Contact:
Officer Katherine Finnell, Public Information Office , 402 441-7226

LPD Honors Fallen Officers for Law Enforcement Memorial Week

There will be a ceremony on the east steps of the Hall of Justice to observe Law Enforcement Memorial Week as part of a nationwide observance honoring fallen law enforcement officers.

The ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, May 15th at 12:00 p.m. The Hall of Justice is located at 575 S. 10th Street, Lincoln Nebraska.

The brief ceremony will include the reading of a proclamation and comments by keynote speaker, former Lincoln Police Chief and the former Director of the Nebraska Crime Commission Allen Curtis.

The Lincoln Police Department will read the names of the following officers who have been killed in the Line of Duty.

Captain Charles E. Hall - March 31, 1917

Officer Richard E. Leyden - September 26, 1949

Detective Frank H. Soukup - December 16, 1966

Detective Paul B. Whitehead - August 10, 1967

Motorcycle Officer George E. Welter - February 9, 1968

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