Law enforcement memorial ceremony held in Cape Girardeau

Law enforcement memorial in Cape Girardeau

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - An organization established to bring seniors and law enforcement together in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, hosted a ceremony to honor fallen peace officers with southeast Missouri ties.

SALT, Seniors and Lawmen Together, recognized 49 officers during a ceremony on Thursday, May 24, a the Cape Bible Chapel in Cape Girardeau at 6 p.m.

Missouri Department of Public Safety Director Sandy Karsten was supposed to be the keynote speaker at this year’s ceremony, but the tornado in Jeffferson City deterred that.

US Marshal John Jordan, former Cape Girardeau County Sheriff, received an award at the ceremony as well.

Senior group hosting law enforcement memorial ceremony in Cape Girardeau

A ceremony to remember 49 fallen police officers in southeast Missouri at Cape Bible Chapel

Posted by KFVS-TV on Thursday, May 23, 2019

Our night culminated with the annual S.A.L.T (Seniors and law enforcement together) Law Enforcement Memorial held at...

Posted by Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, May 23, 2019

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