Hoeven Statement on National Peace Officers Memorial Day

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today made the following statement in observance of the 34th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day, a yearly tribute during National Police Week that honors fallen and living law enforcement officers. This year, 273 fallen officers will be added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC.

“Today we recognize and honor the dedicated service of law enforcement officers in North Dakota and throughout the country. National Peace Officers Memorial Day offers us a chance to remember fallen officers who made the ultimate sacrifice to keep our communities safe. Today, and every day, we thank our law enforcement officers for their selfless work.”