Wichita, Kansas 2021-10-15 12:40:14 –
Wichita, Kang (KSNW) – A On Friday, a ceremony was held in honor of the fallen law enforcement agencies in the region. Located in the central and southwest corner of downtown Wichita.
Sedgwick County Commissioners, members of the Wichita City Council, citizens and local law enforcement officers attended the ceremony in front of the Law Enforcement Memorial.
“There are eight individuals on this wall from the Sheriff’s Office in Sedgwick County. Some of our families are here today. That’s the key to our actions,” said Sheriff Jeff Easter. rice field. “These are the people we come here to pay homage to from the sheriff’s office, and of course everyone from the police station to that wall.”
“Today is really a day to honor them and their families and thank them for their sacrifices,” said Gordon Ramsay, police chief of Wichita.
A gray tombstone was laid for Deputy Frank Hill, Sheriff of Sedgwick County.
“He didn’t have what we thought was pretty evil,” Sheriff Easter said. “We were able to secure funding to purchase tombstones from Honore Adversis, citizens, law enforcement officers and other organizations.”
Hill’s tombstone describes what he did for the sheriff’s office and how he died.
- Deputy Frankbow
- Detective Roy “Vance” Johnson
- Detective Terry Wayne McNet
- Deputy Christopher Willems
- Vice Kevin Easter
- Sergeant Kenneth Snyder
- Deputy Brian Eseridge
- Deputy Robert Kunze III
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