Police in Philadelphia, Delaware honor their fallen

    The Philadelphia Police and Delaware State Police are both remembering their fallen officers today in separate ceremonies.

    At a noontime ceremony in Franklin Square, Philadelphia officers council members and other city officials will take part in a service with the surviving family members of police and firefighters who’ve lost their lives on the job.

    State troopers in Delaware will remember the 23 officers who’ve died since 1923, the Associated Press reports, while the New Castle County Department of Public Safety holds a separate ceremony for its eight officers who have died in the line of duty.

    It’s all part of National Law Enforcement Month.

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