Salina to Honor Fallen Officers


The 20th annual Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial was held at the state capital, in honor of 130 Nevada Peace Officers who has given their lives in the line of duty. Among those killed were Columbus police officer Steven Smith, 54.

"We lost one of our own past year".

During the 44th annual Detroit Police Interfaith Memorial march, the department revealed a special patrol vehicle with decals of the names of fallen officers on the hood.

Pipers were part of the 2017 Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ceremony, Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Carson City.

Law Enforcement officers around Nevada kicked off the the Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Run in Las Vegas on April 26.

Alongside Perez and Sandoval, Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell also spoke in support of law enforcement.

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The City of Salina honors the valor, service, and sacrifice of its peace officers and those of other agencies locally and nationwide. We think about Officer Johnson and a speedy recovery.

"They have a memorial baton and all of the officers are listed in that memorial", said Captain Jim Halsey with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. The list began just eight months after the State Police came into existence, when Trooper Eugene Teague died in a gunbattle with John Dillinger's gang in 1933.

The most recent name added to the wall is Officer Paul Carlisle, who died on December 1, 2015.

Officers Martin, Beminio and Griffin were shot to death in the line of duty. "Brandon Collins, he was the officer that we lost this past September".

The ceremony allows active and retired troopers to remember those before them who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.