Police officers and civilians attended a memorial service Thursday evening at Phoenix Park for officers who died in the line of duty in 2010.
A presentation was made for the widow of Officer Bryan Durman, who was killed by a a hit-and-run driver while investigating a noise complaint in April 2010. An additional 158 officers who died nationwide in the line of duty were honored. About 120 police officers, including local sheriff's deputies, and about 50 others attended.
Durman's widow, Brandy Durman, placed a red carnation on a wreath for fallen officers, while others placed white carnations for each of the other fallen officers on the wreath. The event included a proclamation by Mayor Jim Gray, a bagpiper and a presentation by the Lexington police honor guard.
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