Fallen Officers Honored During DC's Police Week Vigil

Community Remembers Fallen Protectors

The president also singled out several names of law enforcement officials who perished as a result of anti-police attacks in 2016.

Police officers and members of the public gathered Monday afternoon on the lawn of the McCracken County Courthouse for the 2017 Peace Officer Memorial Service.

The week was established by Congress in 1962 and starts Monday with National Peace Officers Memorial Day.

The White House was bathed in blue lights Monday evening in recognition of Peace Officer's Memorial Day.

On average, one law enforcement officer is killed in the line of duty in the USA every 63 hours, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. "After dusk on Tuesday evening, for the first time the State Capitol building windows on two floors will be lit to display a "Thin Blue Line" in a show of support and respect for law enforcement".

Law enforcement officers from across the panhandle attended the service.

Will enact law for Muslims if SC bans triple talaq
Former Minister Arif Khan stated that the practice, far from being fundamental to Islam, violates the Quranic mandate. "The scope of referring had all the three issues that was divorce, nikah halala , polygamy".

Last week, 25-year-old Nick Provenza was shot and killed by Tarpon Springs officer Scott MacIsaac after police say he came at him with a knife.

"When an officer dies in a community it changes that community forever and I think we need to remember that", JPD Chief Mike Yaniero said.

President Donald Trump is asking the Justice Department to develop strategies to prevent and prosecute violent crimes against law enforcement.

Trump promised to fund, train, and equip law enforcement agencies around the country as part of his promise to keep America safe.

The names of 394 officers that were killed in the line of duty were read out loud, 143 of those officers have died previous year. "We thank them tremendously".

While this day, as well as this week, has been set aside nationwide to honor police officers whose lives have been lost, Ciccarelli said their sacrifice is one that is not only remembered today, but every day.

Related:

  • Lalu puts up brave front amid IT raids

    Lalu puts up brave front amid IT raids

    Following the IT raids, Sushil Kumar Modi told the media in Patna that his stand was "vindicated". Lalu's younger son Tejashwi Yadav is the deputy chief minister of Bihar.

    Moto's lineup of phones for 2017 is leaked, includes Moto G5s

    The Moto C range will sit under the Moto E range and will offer a no fills smartphone experience to the budget conscious consumer. Moto G5 comes with the 13MP rear camera and a LED flashlight which captures images exceptionally well even in the low light.
    Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks

    Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks

    Mike Brown will still be coaching the team, and it's unclear whether Kerr will be near the bench or elsewhere in Oracle Arena. The Warriors did not come out sharply this afternoon, as the Spurs opened up a 20-point lead at halftime, 62-42.
  • Melissa McCarthy adds spice (and Spicer) as host of 'SNL'

    Melissa McCarthy adds spice (and Spicer) as host of 'SNL'

    Next week is the show's season finale, with Baldwin already locked down to play Trump. Had Trump been feeding him lies? Spicer asked Trump after tracking him down.
    Journalist killed in Mexican state of Culiacan

    Journalist killed in Mexican state of Culiacan

    Valdez's brother Rafael said the reporter had been "very happy" in recent days and had not indicated that he had received threats. The cartel is believed to be responsible for an estimated 25% of all illegal drugs that enter the United States via Mexico.
    Caitlyn Jenner Won't Say What Gender She Desires

    Caitlyn Jenner Won't Say What Gender She Desires

    Reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner says she is considering entering United States politics in a bid to promote transgender issues. The name Caitlyn has plummeted in popularity with parents since it was chosen by Caitlyn Jenner .
  • Judge grants partial injunction against Uber in Waymo car case

    Judge grants partial injunction against Uber in Waymo car case

    The following August, Uber bought Ottomotto for $680 million and hired Levandowski to lead its self-driving auto efforts. Sunday's news is also significant because Uber's two biggest competitors are essentially teaming up against it.

    Top US officials warn Trump against moving US embassy to Jerusalem

    Netanyahu responded by saying that moving the USA embassy to Jerusalem would not harm the peace process, but would do the opposite.
    Tillerson: We 'cannot reset' relations with Russian Federation

    Tillerson: We 'cannot reset' relations with Russian Federation

    Well, Chuck, I think we have such a broad range of important issues that have to be addressed in the U.S. -Russia relationship. Asked what repercussions the Russians should face for interfering in the USA election, Tillerson did not offer any specifics.
  • Vodafone To Transfer 35% Stake In Safaricom To Vodacom

    Vodafone To Transfer 35% Stake In Safaricom To Vodacom

    All this will leave Vodafone with a raised 70% stake in Vodacom, and a much reduced 5% stake in Safaricom. The Kenyan government will retain its 35% stake in Safaricom.
    Trump Shared Secret Info About IS With Russians

    Trump Shared Secret Info About IS With Russians

    But a photographer from Russian state-media Tass attended the meeting and took photos of a laughing Trump with Lavrov and Kislyak. The Republican head of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Bob Corker, called the allegations "very, very troubling" if true.

    President Trump, Sean Spicer are the 'stars' on a new 'SNL'

    And this is why you may have seen video earlier in the week of McCarthy driving her press podium on the streets of New York City. But if not, this was a fitting send-off for one of the more surprisingly indelible aspects of this season.

Comments

Latest news

Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry gametime decision for Game 3 against Cavaliers
LeBron went 15-of-16 from the charity stripe for the game, which is a huge plus given his struggles from the line this season. It's not his fault, but the Raptors need him close to his best if they want to extend this series beyond four or five games.

Warriors rally for 113-111 win after Spurs lose Leonard
This is the second straight Spurs-Warriors meeting where the Dubs have stormed back after getting jumped on early by San Antonio . It's bad , and we hope he gets back soon, but I think it's a huge stretch to imply that Pachulia had any ill-intentions here.

Acting FBI director hopes to make it permanent
Cornyn also miffed Democrats earlier this year by resisting calls for a special counsel to investigate the Trump/Russia claims. If Trump can't see that, Cornyn and Rogers should ponder Graham's words - and withdraw their names from consideration.

Seahawks' interest in Colin Kaepernick reportedly 'legit'
All the stuff that he's doing off the field, the things that he's doing in the communities, he's just serving everybody. The former 49ers quarterback has been out of work since becoming a free agent in March.

'Dr Phil' to air interview with Aaron Hernandez's fiancee
Part of the message to Jenkins-Hernandez also said: "You're rich". "I try to keep her in a whole positive direction". Because Hernandez's initial appeal was still pending when he died, the conviction was vacated last week.

Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries - Europol
Omer Fatih Sayan said the country's cyber security center is continuing operations against the malicious software. His concerns were echoed by James Clapper, former director of national intelligence under President Barack Obama.

Abbas to Trump: Peace agreement must be based on two-state solution
But mutual distrust between Palestinians and Israelis will be a formidable, if not impossible, barrier for Trump to overcome. Trump called on Palestinians to renounce violence and to unite both Fatah and Hamas to negotiate with Israel.

US Urges India, Pakistan To Talk Directly On Kulbhushan Jadhav Case
Qureshi also stressed on the fact that assistance in investigation was a "fundamental requirement" for consular access. A State Department spokesperson said, "We believe India and Pakistan stand to benefit from practical cooperation".

Celtics seek top pick, Lakers aim to keep theirs in lottery
If the latter happens, the Lakers could absorb dealing a young player since the new prospect will take his place. The Pelicans keep their pick if it's in the Top 3, but there's about a 10% chance of that happening.

Wall's late 3 leads Wiz past Celtics 92-91, forces Game 7
The Wizards fell one win short of their goal of 50 for the regular season, but that would certainly make up for it. However, the franchise has not played in a Game 7 since the 1979 Eastern Conference finals against the Spurs.

Ex-US NSA ordered to hand over Russia probe documents
Former acting US attorney general Sally Yates testifies on May 8, 2017 before the US Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington , DC.

At least 74 countries affected in 'biggest ever' cyberattack
The spokesman, Jan Op Gen Oorth, declined to give further details Friday so as not to jeopardize the ongoing investigations. F-Secure on Friday says it's gotten reports from more than 60 countries. "Talk about a wake-up call", Hypponen said.

Princess Charlotte Turns 2, Royal Family Releases Photo
A new picture of Princess Charlotte enjoying the outdoors, taken by her mother, has been released ahead of her second birthday. Unlike her brother, who hammed it up for his close up at the same age, Charlotte appears more reserved in front of the camera.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review
Extremely simplistic in its approach, but driven by fantastic characters and how they interact with one another. I was excited for "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" and fortunately the film exceeded my expectations.

Danica Patrick takes wild ride in fiery wreck at Kansas
I kind of felt like Wonder Woman out there for a little while. "Feel bad", Hamlin tweeted after hearing the diagnosis Sunday. You know you're playing Russian Roulette, and at one point at time, something is going to affect you.

Other news