The annual Peace Officer’s Memorial Ceremony was held in observance of National Police Week (May 15 – 21) on Tuesday evening, May 17 at the Sedalia Municipal Building, Second and Osage. Acting Police Chief Larry Ward emceed the ceremony, with remarks by Sedalia Mayor Elaine Horn and Chaplain Manny Rodriguez, and a special duet by Loretta Nye and Travis St. Cyr. The Sedalia Police Department’s Honor Guard presented a 21-gun salute, followed by the playing of Taps by Det. Jill Green. Maryann Marti provided bagpipe music for the event. An open house and reception followed the brief ceremony that honored those who have died in the line of duty over the past year. Photos by Randy Kirby, Sedalia News Journal.