City of Lincoln
2007 News Releases
There will be a ceremony on the east steps of the Hall of Justice to observe Law Enforcement Memorial Week as part of a nationwide observance honoring fallen law enforcement officers.
The ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, May 15th at 12:00 p.m. The Hall of Justice is located at 575 S. 10th Street, Lincoln Nebraska.
The brief ceremony will include the reading of a proclamation and comments by keynote speaker, former Lincoln Police Chief and the former Director of the Nebraska Crime Commission Allen Curtis.
The Lincoln Police Department will read the names of the following officers who have been killed in the Line of Duty.
Captain Charles E. Hall - March 31, 1917
Officer Richard E. Leyden - September 26, 1949
Detective Frank H. Soukup - December 16, 1966
Detective Paul B. Whitehead - August 10, 1967
Motorcycle Officer George E. Welter - February 9, 1968