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Date:May 9, 2016

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Captain Genelle Moore, Education & Personnel, 402.441.7284
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information, 402.441.7226

LPD Honors Fallen Officers for Police Week

The public is invited to the Lincoln Police Department's memorial ceremony Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 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. In the presence of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the training classrooms.

This is an opportunity to honor and pay tribute to local officers who gave their lives while serving the citizens of Lincoln. The ceremony will include keynote remarks from Jeff Bliemeister, Chief of Police. 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



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