Hattiesburg, Mississippi police officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate were gunned down during a traffic stop the evening of Saturday, May 9th. This was a tragic loss, not only for the family and friends of these officers, but also for the Hattiesburg community, the State of Mississippi and their fellow law enforcement officers across the nation.
On Thursday, a candlelight vigil was held to honor the lives of these two officers and to serve as a step toward healing for the Hattiesburg community. Our prayers are with the families of the slain officers, the residents of Hattiesburg and the men and women in law enforcement who serve our communities faithfully and sacrificially.
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