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Date: May 8, 2013

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Officer Katie Flood, Public Information Officer, 402.441.7226
Sergeant Don Scheinost, Honor Guard, 402.464.6007

LPD Honors Fallen Officers for National Police Week

The public is invited to the Lincoln Police Department's ceremony Tuesday, May 14, 2013, to honor fallen law enforcement officers as part of Peace Officers Memorial Day. The event begins at noon on the east steps of the Justice and Law Enforcement Center, 575 S. 10th Street. The ceremony will include keynote remarks from Deborah Gilg, United States Attorney for the District of Nebraska.

Lincoln Police Chief Jim Peschong stated, "This is an opportunity to honor and pay tribute to local officers who gave their lives while serving the citizens of Lincoln." Fallen LPD officers to be honored during the ceremony:

Captain Charles E. Hall March 31, 1917
Special Duty Patrolman Marion F. Marshall September 9, 1932
Officer Richard E. Leyden September 26, 1949
Detective Frank H. Soukup December 16, 1966
Detective Paul B. Whitehead August 10, 1967
Motorcycle Officer George W. Welter February 9, 1968



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