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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- EBRSO motormen attend a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty. The ceremony took place at the Peace OfficersÕ Memorial Plaza, located on the west side of the City Hall Building, 222 St Louis St. It was sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Baton Rouge Lodge #1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Sherry Ritchie Epperson, left, and Kim Ritchie McLin, right, give support to their mother Reigh Ritchie, center, during a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty. Corporal Michael Ritchie was killed when he interrupted a robbery in progress. The ceremony took place at the Peace OfficersÕ Memorial Plaza, located on the west side of the City Hall Building, 222 St Louis St. It was sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Baton Rouge Lodge #1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- As 8-year-old Alexa Metternich looks at her rose, Harper Moore, 2, gets a kiss from mom Mary-Katherine Metternich Moore during a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty. Moore was a sister of BRPD Officer Chris Metternich who died August 14, 2006, from a motorcycle accident. Alexa was Chris' daughter. The ceremony took place at the Peace OfficersÕ Memorial Plaza, located on the west side of the City Hall Building, 222 St Louis St. It was sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Baton Rouge Lodge #1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Holding two-year-old Dylan Lapeyrouse, Lisa Lapeyrouse, wipes a tear from her eye during a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty. Lapeyrouse was married to BRPD Officer Chris Metternich when he died August 14, 2006, from a motorcycle accident. The ceremony took place at the Peace OfficersÕ Memorial Plaza, located on the west side of the City Hall Building, 222 St Louis St. It was sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Baton Rouge Lodge #1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Law enforcement helicopters do a fly by at the end of a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty was be held Friday. The ceremony took place at the Peace OfficersÕ Memorial Plaza, located on the west side of the City Hall Building, 222 St Louis St. It was sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Baton Rouge Lodge #1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- BRPD motormen attend a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty. The ceremony took place at the Peace OfficersÕ Memorial Plaza, located on the west side of the City Hall Building, 222 St Louis St. It was sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Baton Rouge Lodge #1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- EBRSO, BRPD and Constable's Office Honor Guards lower the U.S. flag to half staff during a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty. The ceremony took place at the Peace OfficersÕ Memorial Plaza, located on the west side of the City Hall Building, 222 St Louis St. It was sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Baton Rouge Lodge #1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Mayor-President Kip Holden speaks at a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty. The ceremony took place at the Peace OfficersÕ Memorial Plaza, located on the west side of the City Hall Building, 222 St Louis St. It was sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Baton Rouge Lodge #1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Family members who lost law enforcement loved ones attend a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty. The ceremony took place at the Peace OfficersÕ Memorial Plaza, located on the west side of the City Hall Building, 222 St Louis St. It was sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Baton Rouge Lodge #1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Law enforcement officers attend a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty. The ceremony took place at the Peace OfficersÕ Memorial Plaza, located on the west side of the City Hall Building, 222 St Louis St. It was sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Baton Rouge Lodge #1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- BRPD Chief Carl Dabadie Jr. speaks at a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty. Dabadie's father BRPD Lt. Carl Dabadie Sr. was killed in a motorcycle accident while on duty. The ceremony took place at the Peace OfficersÕ Memorial Plaza, located on the west side of the City Hall Building, 222 St Louis St. It was sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Baton Rouge Lodge #1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- K-9 officers, from left, Lt. Scott Montgomery with "Gunner" and Sgt. Wayne Martin with "Bam Bam" stand at attention with their charges during a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty. The ceremony took place at the Peace OfficersÕ Memorial Plaza, located on the west side of the City Hall Building, 222 St Louis St. It was sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Baton Rouge Lodge #1.

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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Members of the Na Cait Dubh Pipe and Drums with The Celtic Society of Louisiana, from left, George Strain gets some assistance from Marty Bergen to tune his bagpipe prior to a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty. The ceremony took place at the Peace OfficersÕ Memorial Plaza, located on the west side of the City Hall Building, 222 St Louis St. It was sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Baton Rouge Lodge #1.

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