One Hudson Valley county will hold a tribute to fallen police officers and their families.

In a press release Orange County Executive Steven Neuhaus announced the 2019 Orange County Law Enforcement Memorial Service. The event will be held this Friday, May 3rd.

Executive Neuhaus says "This service enables us to not only to pay tribute to law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice, but also to show our support for their families. We all respect their commitment, dedication and bravery and should let them know that, today and every day.”

Speakers for the event include Orange County Sheriff Carl E. DuBois,  Commissioner of Emergency Services Brendan Casey, who served in the New York State Police for 30 years, and Assistant District Attorney Chris Borek.

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32 Orange County law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty and whose names have been enshrined on two memorial walls outside the Courthouse will be honored.

The public is encouraged to attend.

The Orange County Law Enforcement Memorial Service will start at 6pm on Friday and will be held at the entrance of the Orange County Courthouse, which is located at 255-275 Main Street in Goshen.

For more details about the event you can contact Justin Rodriguez, Assistant to the County Executive for Communications and Media Relations at 845.291.3255 or jrodriguez@orangecountygov.com.

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