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SLCPD honors officers who have made ‘ultimate sacrifice’

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In honor of Police Week, the Salt Lake City Police Department paid tribute to its fallen officers Thursday afternoon.

Police officers read summaries about officers who have died in the line of duty. After they read a summary, they placed red flowers on a memorial to remember fallen officers here in Utah.

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as “Peace Officers Memorial Day” and the week in which that date falls as Police Week.

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