Memorial service to honor fallen officers

Memorial service to honor fallen officers

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NASHVILLE (AP) - State troopers and other law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty will be honored at a memorial service in Nashville on Friday.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol's annual event is scheduled for 9 a.m. and will be held at the Department of Safety and Homeland Security's headquarters.

Gov. Bill Haslam is expected to be joined by Safety Commissioner Bill Gibbons and THP Col. Tracy Trott to commemorate 41 state troopers, as well as more than 20,000 officers in the United States, who have died in the line of duty.

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