Roseville Police Lt. Lorne Rosand and Officer Tom Pitzel presented a wreath May 12 at the Suburban Ramsey County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony at St. Paul Hmong Alliance Church in Maplewood for the Roseville officers killed in the line of duty. The children of Officer Howard Johnson, who was killed by a bank robbery suspect in 1972, can be seen at right. “They show up every year” for the ceremony, Rosand said. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Slain Roseville officers remembered
National Police Week was May 15-21 — President John F. Kennedy designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week surrounding that date as Police Week in 1962.