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A formation of Air Force Security Forces Airmen salutes during the posting of the colors at the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

A formation of Air Force Security Forces Airmen salutes during the posting of the colors at the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Fort Walton Beach Police Officer Chapin rings a bell as each name of fallen local police officers are called out at the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Fort Walton Beach Police Officer Chapin rings a bell as each name of fallen local police officers are called out at the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Officers and Air Force Security Forces Airmen salute during the posting of the colors at the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Officers and Air Force Security Forces Airmen salute during the posting of the colors at the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Shells fly from the weapons used by Fort Walton Beach Police Department color guard and 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron Airmen during a shotgun volley salute at the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Shells fly from the weapons used by Fort Walton Beach Police Department color guard and 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron Airmen during a shotgun volley salute at the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

American Flags flap in the breeze as Fort Walton Beach Police Department color guard members wait to bring in the colors during the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

American Flags flap in the breeze as Fort Walton Beach Police Department color guard members wait to bring in the colors during the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Shells lay at the feet of 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron Airmen after providing a shotgun volley with Fort Walton Beach Police officers at the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Shells lay at the feet of 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron Airmen after providing a shotgun volley with Fort Walton Beach Police officers at the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

An Air Force Security Forces Airman unfurls the American Flag to be raised up at the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

An Air Force Security Forces Airman unfurls the American Flag to be raised up at the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Fort Walton Beach Police Department color guard and an Air Force Security Forces Airman prepare to bring in the colors during the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Fort Walton Beach Police Department color guard and an Air Force Security Forces Airman prepare to bring in the colors during the Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony May 18 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The ceremony was to honor fallen police officers from the previous year by reading their names aloud. Security forces Airmen from Eglin and Hurlburt Field attended and participated in the event. The ceremony is one of many events taking place during National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)