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Memorial service for fallen officers

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Law enforcement agencies and military installations across southern Colorado gathered for the 24th Annual Pikes Peak Region Peace Officer's Memorial Day Service.

The event honors the 31 Pikes Peak Region officers who were killed in the line of duty since 1895. The keynote speaker at the ceremony is Sam Hendrix, a local 8th grade student.

On average in the United States, one law enforcement officer is killed on the job every 57 hours. In total more than 20,000 have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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