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Peace Officer Memorial Service in Paducah

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

Paducah police is inviting the public to the annual Peace Officer Memorial Service, scheduled for noon Monday on the lawn of the McCracken County, Kentucky Courthouse.

The service is held every year during Peace Officers' Memorial Week and is sponsored by Jackson Purchase Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #15. 

A reception will be hosted by McCracken County Jailer Bill Adams after the ceremony. It will be held in the lobby of the jail.

In 2014, 127 peace officers gave their lives in the line of duty. That number is up from 105 in 2013. 

Monday is the first day of Peace Officers' Memorial Week 2015.

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