The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department held its annual Southern Nevada Law Enforcement Memorial (SNLEM) at Police Memorial Park yesterday.
The ceremony is a multi-agency event that pays tribute to the 47 local law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty.
This year’s ceremony added 13 officers who died in the line of duty as early as 1866. North Las Vegas Police Officer Chad Parque, who was killed in a wrong-way driver accident on Jan. 7 will be the most recent addition to the memorial walk.
The following agencies were represented at the memorial: the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Caliente Police, Esmeralda County Police., Federal Bureau of Investigation, Henderson Police, Lincoln County, Nevada Department of Corrections, Nellis 99th, Nevada Highway Patrol, North Las Vegas Police Department, Nye County Sheriff’s Office, Union Pacific Railroad, U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and United States Marshal Service.