NBC Boston in DC for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

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Thousands attend a candlelight vigil for fallen police officers around the country.
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The name of Mass. State Police Trooper Thomas Clardy etched in marble at the memorial.
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The name of Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino etched in marble at the memorial.
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At the head of the memorial is a brass statue of lion protecting family. It was created to symbolize officers watching over their community.
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Some departments brought their antique police cars to the gathering.
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More antique police department cruisers
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Another antique police cruiser at the gathering.
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Perry ran into retired Rockland Police Deputy Chief Barry Ashton. This is his 20th year of volunteering for Police Week.
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Officers from Methuen and Leominster have made the trip down to DC to support their blue family.
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Methuen police officers were also sporting their brand new badges, supporting the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
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Photo from the candlelight vigil on Saturday night.
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Thousands attend a candlelight vigil for fallen police officers around the country.
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The Auburn police officers who went to DC for Officer Ronald Tarentino.
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Sgt. Mike Cassella and Patrolman Ken Healey from Tyngsborough Police Department in D.C.
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Pictures of Officer Ronald Tarentino being added to the memorial wall
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The photos of fallen Officer Ronald Tarentino
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Auburn police officers adding photos of Officer Ronald Tarentino to the memorial
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Massachusetts State Police troopers meeting with Auburn police officers at the memorial Trooper Clardy and Officer Tarentino's names are only feet apart.
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