28th Annual Candlelight Vigil honored 252 fallen peace officers

vigilThe names of 252 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty—including 123 who died in 2015—were formally dedicated on Friday evening, during the 28th annual Candlelight Vigil, held on the National Mall and produced by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

This annual tribute to our nation’s law enforcement officers has become a signature event of the National Police Week observance in the nation’s capital.