CCSO Hosting Police Memorial Day
Next Friday, May 13th, it will be a somber but special occasion at the Cocke County Courthouse. The Cocke County Sheriff’s office will be hosting a Police Memorial day. The sheriff’s office is inviting the families of those who has lost loved ones in the line of duty to join them for a ceremony on the south lawn of the courthouse. The service will begin at 9am and last about an hour. The sheriff’s office says you can see a list of the officer’s who have lost their lives in the line of duty on the officer down memorial webpage at ODMP.org. So far this year, 102 officers have lost their lives in 2022…that includes 5 right here in Tennessee. They include State Trooper Vince Mullins and Loudon County deputy Chris Jenkins who died when he was hit by an intoxicated driver on I-75.