Sheriff’s Office observes Law Enforcement Memorial Day Tuesday

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office holds its 18th Annual Local Law Enforcement Memorial Day Ceremony at noon Tuesday in front of the Washington County Historic Courthouse in Stillwater.

The public is encouraged to attend the ceremony at the Historic Courthouse, 101 W. Pine St. in Stillwater and share in fellowship, including cake and refreshments, following the event.

The annual ceremony is conducted in recognition of National Correctional Officers Week May 6-12, and National Peace Officers Week this week. Ceremonies also are conducted at the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C., and on the State Capitol grounds to honor officers from Minnesota and the United States who have given their lives in the line of duty. For more information, see