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Rockford Police reflect on bittersweet National Police Week

At 11 a.m. Tuesday on the lawn of the United States Capitol, tens of thousands of law enforcement and family members gathered to honor fallen officers. The emotional event ended a week of ceremonies dedicated to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice, including Rockford Police Officer Jaimie Cox. 

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FACEBOOK LIVE: A collection of coverage from National Police Week

13 WREX has been in Washington DC all week to cover National Police Week and the honors given to fallen Rockford Police Officer Jaimie Cox. In this article, you'll find the live Facebook coverage from the week. 

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Rockford Police Department sees Officer Cox's name on memorial Video included

On Monday afternoon, members of the Rockford Police Department made their way to the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington DC to see the engraved name of their fallen brother in blue. 

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Fallen Officer Jaimie Cox remembered at National Police Week Video included

It's National Police Week in Washington DC, where tens of thousands of people are honoring fallen law enforcement officers, including Rockford Police Officer Jaimie Cox, who was killed Nov. 5, 2017 in the line of duty.

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Thousands attend Washington DC vigil for fallen police Video included

Tens of thousands of people attended an emotional candlelight vigil Sunday evening in Washington DC to honor law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2017. 

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President Trump calls law enforcement 'heroes' during ceremony

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump called fallen law enforcement officers heroes during a ceremony honoring them. 

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Rockford Police's honor guard called to stand watch over memorial Video included

The Rockford Police Department honor guard was the first group of officers called Monday afternoon to stand watch over the wreath honoring fallen officers at the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington DC.  

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Never Forgotten: Remembering Rockford's fallen officers through family, friends Video included

This Monday marks three months since Rockford Officer Jaimie Cox was killed in the line of duty. He was the seventh active duty officer to lose his life.

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