Honoring Fallen Officers

Published 05/13 2014 10:59PM

Updated 05/13 2014 11:02PM

PEORIA - Local officers gave a salute to their fallen brothers, Tuesday.


Members of the Peoria County Sheriff's Honor Guard honored past officers who died in the line of duty.


It was the focus an annual memorial ceremony held in front of the memorial stone at the sheriff’s department.


The event was part of a larger celebration.


Officers were later honored at an awards banquet for their exceptional work this past year.


“On one hand we can't forget those that have given the ultimate sacrifice, yet we want to remember those that did the extraordinary things in the last year,” says Peoria County Sheriff Michael McCoy


The memorial was part of National Police Week. 

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