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3 Massachusetts Officers Honored at National Memorial

The names of 371 U.S. law enforcement officers in all are being dedicated, including those of Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon and Weymouth Police Sgt. Michael Chesna.

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    Police Honor K9 Officer Sean Gannon

    Officer Sean Gannon, 32, a member of the K-9 unit at the Yarmouth Police Department, was shot and killed while serving a warrant at a home in the Marstons Mills area of Barnstable.

    (Published Friday, April 13, 2018)

    The names of three Massachusetts police officers who died in the line of duty are being dedicated on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington.

    The ceremony includes a candlelight vigil is scheduled for Monday night.

    The names of 371 U.S. law enforcement officers in all are being dedicated, including those of Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon and Weymouth Police Sgt. Michael Chesna.

    Gannon was shot and killed while helping serve an arrest warrant in Barnstable in April 2018. Chesna was shot last July while investigating reports of an erratic driver.

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    (Published Friday, May 17, 2019)

    The third Massachusetts officer being honored is former Worcester Officer Leon Moody, who died in September 1932.

    U.S. Attorney General William Barr will deliver special remarks and lead in reading the names of the fallen.

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