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Officers killed in line of duty honored

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Officers from the Texas Department of Public Safety, Smith County Sheriff's Office and Tyler Police Department gathered in Downtown Tyler this afternoon to honor those who died in the line of duty.

The fallen were honored by a 21-gun salute and a DPS helicopter fly-over. Surviving gamily members of those killed in the line of duty placed a rose at the foot of a memorial.

Since 2010, 223 Peace Officers across the country have died in the line of duty. A wreath ceremony was held to honor other Texas officers.

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