Kentucky will honor four law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty last year, two of which served in western Kentucky.
The ceremony will be part of an annual law enforcement memorial at the state’s Department of Criminal Justice Training. Gov. Matt Bevin will be the keynote speaker.
Richmond Police Officer Daniel Ellis and Nicholasville Police Officer Burke Rhoads.
The ceremony also will recognize five others killed in the line of duty between 1893 and 2013, but whose names were not added to the national memorial until recently.