Public officials, law enforcement, family and members of the public gathered Friday morning to honor law enforcement officers who have died while serving the county.
A memorial ceremony began at 11 a.m. at RiverScape MetroPark to honor the 38 Montgomery County law enforcement officers who have died in the last 130 years.
A procession of officers, retirees and cruisers arrived at the RiverScape ahead of the ceremony.
Speakers included Col. Cassie Barlow, former commander of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and Lt. Ronald McMillin of the Westerville Police Department.
A complimentary luncheon for officers, retirees and family survivors followed the ceremony at Antioch Shrine.