Flags fly at half staff today for Peace Officers Memorial Day

Wellfleet Police/CWN

Today (May 15th) is Peace Officers Memorial Day. Out of respect for all who loss their life in the line of duty the US Flag is flown at half mast.

Please take a moment to remember all who have passed in the line of duty.

Barnstable County – line of duty deaths (source: Officer Down Memorial Page)

Wellfleet Officer Charles Williams, end of watch 07/19/1931

Harwich Officer Kenneth Grindell, end of watch 08/14/1965

Yarmouth Sergeant Sean Gannon, end of watch 04/12/2018
Yarmouth Officer Brad Erickson, end of watch 12/01/2000

Barnstable Officer Edwards Landers, end of watch 10/17/1984
Barnstable Officer Michael Aselton, end of watch 03/29/1983

Falmouth Officer Samuel Pierce, end of watch 08/16/1933

(material from Wellfleet Police used in this report)

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