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29th annual Candlelight Vigil | by U.S. Marshals Service
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29th annual Candlelight Vigil

-Washington, D.C., 13, May 2017.

During the 29th annual Candlelight Vigil the names of the offer’s who were killed in the line of duty were read aloud as candles were lit by the thousands in attendance. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security John Kelly spoke on the sacrifice made by law these law enforcement officers and the importance of officer safety. The Attorney General and Concerns of Police Survivors National President Brenda Donner began lighting of candles and U.S. Marshals Service Director David Harlow read the name of DUSM Patrick Carothers, who was killed in November of 2016, while apprehending a violent fugitive.


Photo By: Shane T. McCoy / US Marshals

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Taken on May 13, 2017