COUNTY SHERIFF ATTENDS NH MEMORIAL

by Gair on May 16, 2013

FRIDAY IS THE DAY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE WHO DIED IN THE LINE OF DUTY ARE REMEMBERED.

GOV. MAGGIE HASSAN HAS DIRECTED FLAGS BE FLOWN AT HALF STAFF FRIDAY IN HONOR OF THOSE OFFICERS WHO MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE.

HASSAN WILL GIVE THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS FRIDAY MORNING AS MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC, LEGISLATORS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS FROM AROUND THE STATE – INCLUDING CARROLL COUNTY SHERIFF DOMENIC RICHARDI AND DEPUTY PAUL BOIS, WEARING THEIR CLASS A UNIFORMS, GATHER AT THE POLICE MEMORIAL BEHIND THE STATE HOUSE IN CONCORD TO HONOR NEW HAMPSHIRE’S 44 FALLEN POLICE OFFICERS AT THE NEW HAMPSHIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS MEMORIAL.

RICHARDI SAYS BOIS, A FORMER U.S. MARINE, WILL PLACE A FLOWER ON A WREATH IN HONOR OF THE LATE CARROLL COUNTY SHERIFF-ELECT HARRY MORTON LEAVITT, WHO WAS KILLED PRIOR TO TAKING OFFICE IN A CAR CRASH IN DECEMBER, 1946 AFTER TAKING A PRISONER TO CONCORD.

RICHARDI SAYS HE HOPES PEOPLE WILL REMEMBER AND THINK ABOUT ALL THE OFFICERS ACROSS THE U.S. WHO HAVE MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE.

THE CEREMONY WILL INCLUDE VARIOUS HONOR GUARDS AND A PROCESSION TO THE MEMORIAL SITE WHERE AN ETERNAL FLAME BURNS.

THE NEW HAMPSHIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS’ MEMORIAL COMMITTEE WELCOMES DONATIONS FOR ITS PERPETUAL CARE FUND – AND SAYS DONATIONS OF ANY AMOUNT ARE APPRECIATED.

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