Remembering the five officers lost in Dallas

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Remembering the five officers lost in Dallas

Michael Smith and DART police officer Brent Thompson.

We are very aware of the current tensions that exist between police and some members of our communities and we remain resolute in our commitment to continue to build trust and ensure that public confidence in OR policing remains strong.

Seeing the community's support outside police headquarters was awesome, she said, adding that she was confident the department would get through the unprecedented tragedy.

A Burleson resident was one of five Dallas police officers killed during Thursday night's assassination just as a demonstration to protest recent police involved shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota was ending. The Dallas Police Department is handling travel arrangements for Ahrens' family. "I want you to know that I was outside the window when you took your final breath", he said. And people are really shocked that this attack happened in Dallas because here, the police have had a really good relationship in the community.

"These five officers didn't deserve to die". NPR's Sam Sanders has been on the scene in Dallas since Friday, and he's going to tell us more about that. Earlier reports said that Thompson had just gotten married two weeks before he was killed.

Lorne Ahrens was already out of surgery when Katrina Ahrens arrived, her father, Charlie Buckingham, told the Washington Post.

Dallas Police Chief David Brown also spoke at the vigil.

"He'd preach to [the other members of our class] the importance of always being ready and remaining vigilant", Allen said.

Police said Senior Cpl.

Following his death, Rick said, "My son paid the ultimate price to take care of people". I always wanted to help people.

Mr Krol previously worked in the Wayne Country sheriff's office in the MI country jail system from 2003 to 2007, before becoming a police officer later that year. After failing a driving test, Rojas said she was determined to keep working toward the skills to become a Dallas cop.

The vehicles, parked outside the busy police building, have come to symbolize the wave of support and emotion for the force. He was following his life-long dream by being a police officer. "Brent Thompson was my friend and I loved him".

"She was fine with it", Buckingham said.

This is her second time through the police academy.

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