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Duluth hosts event worthy of fallen officers across state


May 22, 2020

National Police week concluded on May 16. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the traditional ceremonies and events were canceled or modified.

It's a time for us to recognize officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week as National Police Week, paying special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.

This year, interim commander Adam Reed and I participated in a procession in Duluth. More than 100 squad card...

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