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Peace Officers Memorial (05/15/1996)
Washington, DC
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5/15/1996
4:39
1:38
Washington, DC (President Clinton)
President Clinton at podium surrounded by police, walking with survivors, placing flowers on 'badge' shaped wreath, singer Mariah Carey
President Clinton today honored the men and women who gave their life in the line of duty. He spoke during an annual ceremony in Washington D.C. held for law enforcement officers slain in America. He called the more than 170 people killed this past year - heros. Earlier Clinton announced more than 600 million dollars in federal grant money was being given out to several states to hire nearly nine-thousand police officers.
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