Fallen Officer Memorial at WFPD

Published 05/13 2013 01:16PM

Updated 05/13 2013 06:02PM


Residents of Texoma paid tribute to fallen heroes Monday morning at an annual ceremony.

Area leaders and residents gathered outside the Wichita Falls Police Department to remember all the men and women killed in the line of duty. Last year, 120 officers were killed in the line of duty in the United States, 11 of those were Texas officers.

Since the Wichita Falls Police Department was founded in 1890, 7 officers have been killed while protecting the public.

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