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May 15, 2014

Fallen officers remembered Friday

The Kokomo Police Department plans to honor those officer who died in the line of duty Friday at City Hall.

The Fallen Officers Memorial Day ceremony, which is open to the public, begins at 1 p.m. Friday at the Kokomo City Hall’s Council Chambers.

The Kokomo Police Department will pay homage to all officers particularly to Officer George A. Berryman and Officer Thomas W. Lannon. Officer Berryman was killed in the line of duty on Nov. 26, 1953 in response to the investigation of a domestic incident. Officer Thomas W. Lannon died in the line of duty Aug. 22, 1877 when shot in the back at the train station by an individual whom he had previously arrested.

More information concerning this ceremony can be directed to Major Brian Seldon at 765-456-7284.

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