Portland honors its police officers lost in the line of duty

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Oregon Police Memorial and National Police Week
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Oregon Police Memorial and National Police Week
National Police Week recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. This year, the Portland Police Bureau will be adding three new officers to the wall. Through painstaking research, the Portland Police Historical Society, which operates the Portland Police Museum, has learned there were actually three additional officers who died in the line of duty, but for whatever reasons were not recognized on the Police Memorial. This year their names will also be added to the National Law Enforcement Memorial as well as the Oregon Police Memorial. - 5/14 - (Kai Hayashi / KATU.com)