TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Area law enforcement gathered at the statehouse to pay tribute to fallen officers.
The 19th Annual Memorial is sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary.
The vigil coincides with National Police Week and National Peace Officer Memorial Day in Kansas.
The names of Fort Scott Police Officer Samuel McLemore and Rosedale Police Department Patrolman James Karr will be added to the state memorial this year.
Governor Sam Brownback will attend the Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony at the statehouse Friday.