FWPD Honors Officers & Civilians In Annual Ceremony (PHOTOS)

By Eric Dutkiewicz

Credit: Nathan France

FWPD Honors Officers & Civilians In Annual Ceremony (PHOTOS)

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May 15, 2013 Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 1:17 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - As law enforcement agencies across America observe National Police Week, the Fort Wayne Police Department honored officers and civilians Wednesday night.

Chief Rusty York handed out awards that recognized the actions of 45 police officers, a community member and the Citizens Police Academy Alumni at a ceremony at Ivy Tech South: Public Safety Academy.

National Police Week started in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy. Wednesday was Peace Officers Memorial Day, which honors law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.

Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind., directed flags at half-staff Wednesday in observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day.




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