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Four Slain Washington Officers Among 14 Honored

May 07, 2010  | 

The four Lakewood (Wash.) Police officers killed in a November ambush were among the 14 Washington officers given the state's Medal of Honor at a ceremony on the eve of National Police Week.

Lakewood police Sgt. Mark Renninger and officers Tina Griswold, Gregory Richards and Ronald Owens were among the seven officers who received medals for posthumous service. Seven other officers received medals for serious injury or meritorious conduct.

The officers' names will be added to the state monument that includes more than 290 names of officers killed in the line of duty since 1854.

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