Law enforcement memorial service this Friday

May 15, 2019--10:00 a.m.

Staff reports

This is Law Enforcement Memorial week, a time to remember peace officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect and serve.

Both the Rome City and Floyd County Commissions have read proclamations designating this Friday as Peace Officers Memorial Day locally (we have posted the proclamation below).

The public is invited to the front lawn of the Law Enforcement Complex on Friday for the annual Peace Officers Memorial Service, which begins at 11:00 a.m.

The service will feature a roll call, where twenty fallen law enforcement officers from Rome and Floyd County will be remembered.


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