Alabama Law Enforcement Memorial

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Law enforcement officers from across the state and members of an officer's motorcycle club joined state officials and families gathered at the Alabama Capitol to honor their fallen.

The annual ceremony opened Friday with a prayer for the officers who have died in the line of duty and ended with a 21-gun salute.

Gov. Robert Bentley says communities, businesses and schools depend on the service of law enforcement officers. He thanked those
in attendance and the families of those who had died in the last

Honored at this year's memorial were Officer Trevor Scott Phillips of the Tuscaloosa Police Department, Officer Donald Joshua Newman of the Jemison Police Department, Officer Justin Sollohub of the Anniston Police Department, and Deputy Marvin Mulder of the Elmore County Sheriff's Office.

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