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Sacrifices remembered at new Fallen Officer Memorial

With gun salutes, song and prayer, families gathered in Worthington Park in West Memphis for a dedication ceremony for the new Fallen Officers Memorial. With gun salutes, song and prayer, families gathered in Worthington Park in West Memphis for a dedication ceremony for the new Fallen Officers Memorial.
The two officers were killed during a traffic stop. The two officers were killed during a traffic stop.

(WMC) - Fallen officers and firefighters in Arkansas were remembered Thursday for their sacrifices.

With gun salutes, song and prayer, families gathered in Worthington Park in West Memphis for a dedication ceremony for the new Fallen Officers Memorial.

Former West Memphis police chief Bob Paudert was the keynote speaker. His son, Brandon, along with Bill Evans, were both killed in the line of duty during a traffic stop in May 2010.

"And its something that will be with us the rest of our lives. It's changed our lives forever, and we will never be the same person we were before," said Paudert.

The two officers were killed during the traffic stop of a van driven by two self-proclaimed sovereign citizens. Ten names are now inscribed on the new memorial.

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