Forrest County Sheriff's Office hosts annual memorial

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The Forrest County Sheriff's Office held it's annual law enforcement memorial earlier today.

Forrest County officials and community leaders gathered at the Billy McGee law enforcement complex to honor fallen officers that made the ultimate sacrifice for their communities.

The honor guard placed a wreath in front of the complex during the ceremony.

An honor roll of five fallen policemen was read, and Sheriff Billy McGee stated that the fallen officers and those that continue to serve and protect should be respected.