May 27, 2016

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Lorain County law enforcement officers observe National Peace Officer Memorial Week

Lorain County law enforcement officers gathered in Ely Square in downtown Elyria on Thursday at the Police Memorial Service to remember the county’s fallen officers.

There are 16 names on the memorial, beginning with George Brenner of the Wellington Police Department, who died July 17, 1883, and it concludes with Sgt. James A. Kerstetter of the Elyria Police Department, who died March 15, 2010.

The event is part of National Peace Officer Memorial Week.