Biden to attend memorial service honoring U.S. law enforcement officers

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By Nandita Bose WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will attend a memorial service on Saturday at the United States Capitol to honor law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2019 and 2020. The White House has also issued a proclamation ordering flags to be flown at half-staff at public buildings on Saturday. The National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service began in 1982 as a small gathering in Washington’s Senate Park of approximately 120 survivors and supporters of law enforcement. It has since turned into a series of events, attractin…

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