THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Law Enforcement Memorial at Marinette May 16th
Issue Date: May 17, 2017
Marinette Police Department and Marinette County Sheriff's Department commemorated Law Enforcement Memorial at the Marinette County Court-house on Tuesday, May 16 at 12:10 p.m.
In 1962, President Kennedy designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day in honor of the Federal, State, and Municipal Officers who have been killed or disabled in the line of duty.
Presentation of Colors was by Marinette Police Department and Marinette Sheriff's Office Honor Guard and Pledge of Allegiance was recited by Lt. Chris Lesperance followed by Posting of Colors.
Chief John Mabry gave the welcome, Police Chaplain Mathew DeCleene gave the reflection and prayer. Keynote speaker was Jeffrey C. Skorik, Retired Chief of Police of the Marinette Police Department. A moment of silence followed, along with TAPS. Police Chaplain Archer Luepp made the closing reflection, and Colors were Retired.
Top photo from left are Deputy Chris Tonn, Sgt. David Nicklaus, Officer Craig Kopatz of Marinette Police Dept., and Deputy Zach Albrecht. Bottom photo: Retired Marinette Police Chief Jeff Skorik gave the keynote address.