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Local observance planned for fallen officers

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Ceremonies are planned this week to honor officers killed in the line of duty as part of National Police Week.

In its history, Texas has had more law enforcement fatalities than any other state at more than 1,700.

Greenville’s Fletcher Warren Civic Center will host a ceremony at 10 a.m. Tuesday to honor the 11 officers who’ve died while working in Hunt County.

memorial website lists seven deceased officers from Fannin County who died on the job, five from Lamar County and one from Hopkins and Rains counties.