MHP to honor its fallen officers Sunday

MHP to honor its fallen officers Sunday

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The Mississippi Highway Patrol will honor nearly three dozen state law officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty Sunday.

Troopers will lay wreaths at the graves of the officers at simultaneous services across the state tomorrow at 2 p.m.

The annual ceremonies honor 26 troopers and four Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics officers who died while on duty.

Four of the troopers honored are in the Hattiesburg Troop-J District.