Fallen Lake City officer honored in DC

Fallen police officers will be remembered this week in Washington, D.C., including Lake City officer Shawn Schneider, who was shot and killed in December. On Tuesday, for Peace Officer Memorial Day, his name will be revealed on the National Law Enforcement Officers’ Memorial in the nation's capital.
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Fallen police officers will be remembered this week in Washington, D.C., including Lake City officer Shawn Schneider, who was shot and killed in December. On Tuesday, for Peace Officer Memorial Day, his name will be revealed on the National Law Enforcement Officers’ Memorial in the nation's capital.

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