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Officers will honor those who have fallen tonight in O'boro

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The Tri-State's continuing to remember fallen law enforcement officers with a special service in Owensboro.

The 28th annual Police Memorial Service will take place at Immaculate Church on Christie Place at 7 p.m.

This honors fallen law enforcement officers throughout Kentucky and nationwide as well.

It's funded and organized by the Fraternal Order of Police, Owensboro Lodge 16.

Officers from around the Tri-State are expected to attend tonight, including representatives from the Owensboro Police Department, the Daviess County Sheriff's Office, and Kentucky State Police.

All are members of Owensboro's Lodge.

At the memorial, there will be songs and scripture readings as everyone remembers the fallen officers.

Retired Daviess County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy David Osborne will talk about when he was ambushed and shot in the 1980s as a patrol deputy.

Organizers say it's a powerful story, especially because it comes from someone who they know.

According to police, as of last week, 41 officers have been killed so far this year nationwide.

Officials say none of those were in Indiana or Kentucky.

Last year, police say there were 120 law enforcement officers killed nationwide.

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