of police officers came together this afternoon in Wausau to honor
their fallen colleagues.
special ceremony took place at Wausau's 400 block. The event is held
annually in conjunction with National Police Week to honor all law
enforcement officers who gave their life in the line of duty.
five local police officers were remembered. Remembering those that
lost their lives is something Wausau Police Chief Jeff Hardel says is
very important to do.
is a very close, tight knit family and its just awesome that we come
together at least once a year to pay honor to those officers that
have given the ultimate sacrifice, but also to just be there for one
another in a commodore sense."
the ceremony, the Marathon County Honor Guard gave a special salute.
State Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley was the guest of honor.