Fallen officers recognized in ceremony

May 10, 2011 8:00:29 PM PDT
Harris county law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty received special recognition on Tuesday night in downtown Houston.

Sheriff Adrian Garcia and the Harris County Sheriff's Office honor guard conducted a peace officers' Memorial Day ceremony at the family law center.

The ceremony honored the 39 sheriff's deputies and detention officers, and 17 deputy constables who have died in the line of duty since 1895. The survivors of fallen deputies also placed yellow roses in a special vase.

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