Officer’s Memorial Service honors seven officers who died in the line of duty

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METAIRIE -- The 17th annual Louisiana Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial Service paid tribute to seven officers who made the ultimate sacrifice protecting their communities.

Wednesday night’s service, held at the officer memorial at Lake Lawn Cemetery in Metairie, honored surviving family members of the fallen officers and included a helicopter fly over and a candlelight vigil.

Superintendent Michael Harrison spoke about police officer Marcus NcNeil, whose end of watch was October 13th, 2017.

Officer McNeil is survived by his wife and two children. They accepted a dedication plaque from both Chief Harrison and Mayor LaToya Cantrell.

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