Memorial service honors fallen Tennessee officers - WSMV Channel 4

Memorial service honors fallen Tennessee officers

Posted: Updated:

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - State troopers and other law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty were honored at a memorial service in Nashville on Friday.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol's annual event was held at the Department of Safety and Homeland Security's headquarters.

Gov. Bill Haslam was joined by Safety Commissioner Bill Gibbons and THP Col. Tracy Trott to commemorate 41 state troopers, as well as more than 20,000 officers in the United States, who have died in the line of duty.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2014, WSMV; Nashville, TN. (A Meredith Corporation Station) and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.