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Long Beach Firefighters and Police Officers Pay Tribute Those Who Have Died In The Line Of Duty

By Jackawa Jackson | May 6, 2010

  At 9:00 on the morning of May 4, 2010 firefighters from the Long Beach Fire Department joined officers from the Long Beach Police department to pay honor to their fallen comrades in the annual Police/Fire Memorial Service.  In attendance were not only sworn members from both agencies but also various city officials, family members of the fallen and numerous citizens from Long Beach.  Uniform personnel saluted as the names of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice and given their lives in the line of duty were read.  The ceremony concluded with the ringing of a bell that signifies a member’s return home and the traditional 21-gun salute.

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