40 Austin police officers in D.C. for National Police Week

AUSTIN (KXAN) — 40 Austin police officers are in Washington, D.C. to honor the late Lt. Clay Crabb along with 285 other fallen officers at National Police Week.

APD Chief Art Acevedo tweeted this picture of himself meeting President Barack Obama at National Police Week.
APD Chief Art Acevedo tweeted this picture of himself meeting President Barack Obama at National Police Week.

The event will honor officers who have died in the line of duty by adding their names to a memorial. Police Chief Art Acevedo, officers from motor assistance, two assistant chiefs, the honor guard, pipe and drum core are in D.C. until Friday with Crabb’s family.

Along with the addition of fallen officers names to the memorial, National Police Week will also feature a candlelight vigil, a wreath-laying ceremony, a fallen flag ceremony, and a march among many other activities scheduled to honor the fallen officers.

 

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