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.