MN Peace Officer Memorial Day 15 May 13

Flags are flying at half-staff across the State of Minnesota today (WED) in honor of Peace Officer Memorial Day. Minnesota law enforcement officers continue their silent vigil at the State Police Memorial at the State Capitol today as well. The annual Standing of the Memorial Guard honors the 270 Minnesota officers killed in the line of duty. Officers from throughout the state have been standing in 20 minute silent shifts beginning Tuesday night until the event ends with a candlelight vigil tonight.