Memorial ceremony for fallen officers in Louisa

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LOUISA COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Louisa County Sheriff's Office is working with the Town of Louisa Police Department and the Virginia State Police to honor fallen officers.

It's for Peace Officers Memorial Day on Wednesday.

This is the third year for the Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony, which will take place at 6:30 p.m. at Moss-Nuckols Elementary School.

This year, the ceremony will pay tribute to Winchester Police Officer Hunter Edwards and VSP Trooper Lucas Dowell as well as officers that have been lost in Virginia in the past ten years.

There will be a roll call of all that have been lost in the area throughout history, including officers from Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Greene, Louisa and Orange.

Delegate John McGuire (R-56th) and VSP Division One Commander Captain Ted Jones will be speaking.

The ceremony is free to attend and open to the public.

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