WASHINGTON, D.C. – The names of eleven Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia legislation enforcement officials who died within the line of accountability had been added to the wall of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
The 11 names are amongst 619 names that had been engraved at the wall had been learn throughout the thirty fourth Annual Candlelight Vigil, which used to be held Friday night time in Washington, D.C.
Fifty-one of the ones names are of fallen officials from the state of Florida.
According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, 472 officials had been killed in 2021 — essentially the most ever to be added to the memorial in one yr. Of the ones deaths, 319 of the ones had been COVID-19-related.
An further 147 officials died in earlier years, and their deaths had no longer been in the past documented till the Memorial Fund’s analysis personnel and a crew of volunteers showed their report of legislation enforcement carrier.
With the extra names added this yr, there are 23,229 officials’ names engraved at the memorial.
Below are the names of the realm legislation enforcement officials that had been added. Plaques had been additionally positioned within the National Law Enforcement Museum.
Nassau County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jack Gwynes, a courtroom baliff who died after combating COVID-19.
St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jody Hull, who died after combating COVID-19.
Flagler County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Francisco Celico, who died in 2011.
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