Memorial service to honor fallen officers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – State troopers and other law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty were honored at a memorial service in Nashville on Friday.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol’s annual event was held at the Department of Safety and Homeland Security’s headquarters.

Gov. Bill Haslam was joined by Safety Commissioner Bill Gibbons and THP Col. Tracy Trott to commemorate 41 state troopers, as well as more than 20,000 officers in the United States, who have died in the line of duty.