Local News

Honoring fallen police officers in Lebanon County

Law Enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in Lebanon County were honored Tuesday.  The memorial service was held at the Lebanon City Police Department.
Karen Wise, of North Cornwall Township, lost her son, Michael, 10 years ago in the line of duty.  Michael served with the Reading Police Department.  She said her son was always ready to help others.

Karen says, “He was a paramedic before a policeman, he was in the ambulance service, he followed his dad who did all that.  He was a guy that could mediate, he was funny and just a great guy.”

Chief Daniel Wright says, “It’s important to honor these officers because of the job they do.  The unseen job they do protecting the community, making sure we go about our daily lives safe and a reminder on how important the job is.”

Wright says this annual service started around 10 years ago in Lebanon County.

VIEW & ADD COMMENTS

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Advertisement

Advertisement