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Published May 22, 2013, 12:00 AM

Law Enforcement Memorial Day


Sgt. Craig Yehlik from New Richmond Police Department reads the name of Abimal Castro-Berrocales, one of 120 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in the United States during 2012. Photos of all of the officers were shown, and their names and the agencies the served were read. Photos by Randy Hanson

  • Sgt. Craig Yehlik from New Richmond Police Department reads the name of Abimal Castro-Berrocales, one of 120 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in the United States during 2012. Photos of all of the officers were shown, and their names and the agencies the served were read. Photos by Randy Hanson
  • .S. Marshal Dallas Neville, the keynote speaker, memorializes Wisconsin law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. Neville began his law enforcement career as a jailer/dispatcher. He also was a sheriff's deputy and sheriff of Clark County.
  • he St. Croix County Law Enforcement Honor Guard brings the American flag and others to the stage of the Hudson High School auditorium. From left are Damion Kosmosky, Wisconsin State Patrol; Ryan Kelley, St. Croix County Sheriff’s Dept.; John Shilts Jr., St. Croix County Sheriff's Dept.; Zach Henricks, St. Croix County Sheriff's Dept.; Kyle Knepler, North Hudson Police Dept.; and James Wildman, Hudson Police Dept.
  • Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen welcomes the audience to the May 14 St. Croix County Law Enforcement Memorial Day service in the Hudson.
  • Sgt. Denton Anderson of the River Falls Police Department, center, and Police Chief Mark Richert of North Hudson, right, rise with other officers as they are recognized for their service.
  • St. Croix County Sheriff's Deputy Erik Dunn sings "The Star-Spangled Banner."
  • Those attending the Law Enforcement Memorial Day ceremony walked under the American flag, flown from the end of the Hudson Fire Department's 95-foot aerial ladder.
  • Anthony Howe of Somerset plays bagpipes from a balcony of the Hudson High School auditorium.
  • Lt. Jason Sykora of the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department, left, and Officer Aaron McWilliams of the Roberts Police Department salute the nation's fallen law enforcement officers after placing a wreath in their honor. Photo by Randy Hanson