The U.S. and Virginia flags are raised to half-staff during the beginning of a ceremony to honor fallen police officers, which took place in front of the Public Safety Building in downtown Harrisonburg on Thursday morning. The event was part of National Police Week. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Those in attendance at Thursday’s ceremony to recognize area officers who died in the line of duty observe the raising of the U.S. and Virginia flags and the playing of taps.
Commonwealth’s Attorney Marsha Garst speaks during Thursday’s ceremony to honor fallen police officers in front of the Public Safety Building in Harrisonburg.