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Law Enforcement Memorial to be held in Owensboro

Date of News Release: 05/17/2006

(Henderson, KY) - The 21st annual Law Enforcement Memorial, sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police will be held at the Zion Baptist Church located at 2311 West Ninth Street in Owensboro.

The keynote speaker will be Reverend Ken Walker, Pastor of Victory Temple Church of God in Christ located in Central City Kentucky.

The Congress of the United States of America has designated the week of May 15th to be dedicated as "National Police Week" and May 15th of each year to be "Police Memorial Day". We would like to invite everyone to this event and honor those who gave the supreme sacrifice to protect this great nation. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, 55 law enforcement officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty during 2005. The event will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 18th, 2006. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall at the church.

If you have any questions feel free to contact me at 270-826-3312 or Sheriff Keith Cain at 270-685-8404.

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