Hattiesburg joined communities around the state Wednesday in paying honor to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.
The Hattiesburg police honor guard performed the 21-gun salute as part of ceremony honoring four officers who were shot amd killed: Jessie James Everett, M.W. Vinson Jr., David Anthony and Jackie Dole Sherrill.
Wednesday's ceremony included a proclamation from Mayor Johnny DuPree officially naming it Police Memorial Day, the placing of a wreath and the playing of taps.
More than a hundred people participated in the memorial service.