Thousands gather, Moszer's family among them, at national service for fallen officers

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"Our law enforcement officers put their lives on the line every day to make South Dakota a safe place to live", Jackley said in a press release.

At a weekend vigil, 394 officer names were officially added to over 20,000 already listed on the The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in DC.

Boca's police Honor Guard marched into the police plaza Monday to raise a flag while the department's rifle team fired three shots in salute to officers.

May 15th was designated as "National Peace Officers Memorial Day" by President John F. Kennedy in 1962.

During the last 10 years, 1,512 officers have died in the line of duty, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

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The services offer a reminder that fighting crime is risky work for the 900,000 sworn law enforcement officers in the United States.

"These officers did exist, they did do their job and they gave the ultimate sacrifice while doing their job", said Barry Michael, Deputy Chief with the Jackson Police Department.

President Donald Trump is paying tribute to the "brave souls" who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.

Law enforcement officers from across the panhandle attended the service. The bracelets honor the 143 officers who died in the line of duty a year ago across the country.

"It takes a special kind of person to serve in law enforcement", said Mayor Susan Haynie at Monday's ceremony. "We understand human nature, human behavior much more than we did 40 years ago", Schmaling said. "Next time you see a cop on the beat, take a moment to say two wonderful words which they so readily deserve: 'Thank you'".

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