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Remembering Fallen Officers

DANVILLE -- It is National Law Enforcement Memorial Week and locally police agencies are remembering fellow officers that have fallen in the line of duty.

Officers from the Vermilion County Sheriff's Department and Danville City Police gathered to remember three fallen officers Thursday.

August Lind died in 1908, David Lee Farnsworth in 1976, and Myron Deckard died in 2001.

Officers say they understand the dangers that come along with the job but they hope they won't have to add any more names to the list of fallen officers.

According to police one hundred officers died in the US in 2013.