Video: State police salute 15 LODDs in Washington

Fifteen troopers’ names were read Friday as men and women in uniform lined the walkway in front of the state police barracks


By Sarah Bradshaw
The Poughkeepsie Journal

WASHINGTON — A few drops fell from the sky as Dutchess County’s law enforcement community took a moment to salute fellow troopers killed in the line of duty.

Fifteen troopers’ names were read Friday as men and women in uniform lined the walkway in front of the state police barracks.

The New York State Police’s annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Troop K is a decades-old tradition that recognizes those who have “made the ultimate sacrifice,” said Troop K commander Maj. Michael Kopy. “This is the most important thing that I do in any given year,” he said.

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