UPDATE: Las Vegas police officer killed during mass shooting added to memorial

UPDATE MAY 18: Las Vegas police officer Charleston  Hartfield, who was killed in the 1 October mass shooting, was added to the Southern Nevada Law Enforcement Memorial on May 17. Since Hartfield died protecting people, his death is concerned to have been in the line of duty. Mayor Carolyn Goodman spoke at ceremony. 

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On Thursday, Las Vegas police will honor Officer Charleston Hartfield, who died while helping others during the 1 October shooting.

The ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Police Memorial Park, located at 3250 Metro Academy Way.

As part of the multi-agency memorial, all 49 local law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty from 1866 to the present will be honored. Officer Hartfield is the 49th officer to be added to the memorial walk in the park.

Other agencies attending the memorial include the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Henderson Police Department, North Las Vegas Police Department, Nevada Department of Corrections, Union Pacific Railroad, United States Marshal Service, and the Nye County Sheriff's Office.

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman, Councilman Stavros Anthony, Commissioner Larry Brown, and Sheriff Joseph Lombardo will speak at the event.

The memorial is free and open to the public.

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