COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - Fallen law enforcement were honored Wednesday afternoon as College Station police hosted the 32nd Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service.
Hundreds gathered as the somber ceremony honored law enforcement who died in the line of duty across the country.
The event, held at Veteran's Park, included an honor guard, rifle salute and the laying of a memorial wreath.
Brazos County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy W. James Stewart was the keynote speaker.
"It's an opportunity for me to express my personal appreciation and gratitude for what they've done and what these people do for us every day," said Stewart.
Members from the College Station Police Department, Bryan Police Department, Texas Department of Public Safety, Brazos County Sheriff’s Office, and the Texas A&M University Police Department participated in the service.
Silver Taps was played by A&M Consolidated High School band students.
The annual memorial service is part of National Police Week.