Police memorial service set for Friday

In commemoration of National Police Week, a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty will be held on Friday at 9 a.m. at the public safety plaza near Second and Jackson Streets in Columbus.

During the 30-minute ceremony, officers will read the names of 128 police officers and 27 police dogs killed in the line of duty during 2015. Mayor Jim Lienhoop is scheduled to speak at this event which will feature bagpipes, a 21 gun salute and the playing of taps. You are invited to attend.