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Bristol Police Honors Fallen Officers

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National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.

National Police week is from May 14 –May 20, 2017.

The Bristol Police Department will hold a ceremony on Friday, May 19, 2017 at 3:30 pm by the Bristol Police memorial located on North Main Street between city hall and the police department.

The ceremony is being held to recognize the three Bristol Police officers who gave their lives in the line of duty for the City of Bristol.

The three Bristol Police officers who gave their lives in the line of duty are:

Officer James McNamee: EOW January 16, 1930

Officer James W. Burns: EOW May 29, 1941

Officer Ernest W. Schilke: EOW May 17, 1944

The ceremony is open to anyone who would like to attend.

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