Local Law Enforcers Honor Fallen Protectors

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The College Station Police Department hosted a Law Enforcement Memorial Service to honor their fallen colleagues locally and nationally.

Members of area law enforcement branches gathered outside College Station's police headquarters for the ceremony Wednesday.

Officials said the memorial service is a way to acknowledge the ultimate sacrifice of those men and woman who dedicated their lives to serving their communities.

During 2006, 145 officers died in the line of duty nationwide.