HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The same day last year two police officers, Liquori Tate, 25, and Benjamin Deen, 34, were shot and killed on duty.
Today the community has honored their fellow police officers with special memorials throughout the day.
Lieutenant (Lt.) Jon Traxler said, "The department is working really hard to make sure that the officers remember both Deen and Tate, but to also work past the event."
Both Tate and Deen were named officers of the year with the Hattiesburg Police department.