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Date: May 6, 2014

For More Information Contact:
Captain Genelle Moore, Honor Guard Coordinator, 402.441.7284
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information, 402.441.7226

LPD Honors Fallen Officers for National Police Week

The public is invited to the Lincoln Police Department's memorial ceremony Monday, May 12, 2014, to honor fallen law enforcement officers during National Police Week. The event begins at noon on the east steps of the Justice and Law Enforcement Center, 575 S. 10th Street. The ceremony will include keynote remarks from Lancaster County Attorney Joe Kelly.

This is an opportunity to honor and pay tribute to local officers who gave their lives while serving the citizens of Lincoln. Fallen LPD officers to be honored during the ceremony:

Captain Charles E. Hall March 31, 1917
Special Duty Patrolman Marion F. Marshall September 9, 1932
Officer Richard E. Leyden September 26, 1949
Detective Frank H. Soukup December 16, 1966
Detective Paul B. Whitehead August 10, 1967
Motorcycle Officer George W. Welter February 9, 1968


To learn more about these fallen officers, follow the link to our website.

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