Event today honors officers killed on duty

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – Northeast Mississippi officers who have died in the line of duty will be honored today at the Fallen Officer’s Law Enforcement Memorial.
The event will be at 5:30 p.m. the Lee County Justice Center.
John Harmon, volunteer law enforcement chairman for Survival, is one of the key organizers for the event. Survival, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department and others are sponsoring the memorial. Harmon, whose son Casey Harmon was killed in the line of duty while working at the Lee County Juvenile Detention Center in 1999, said we should never forget our heroes and that’s why this event is so important.