Newport News Police hold memorial for fallen officers

Photo: Newport News Police Department/Facebook

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News Police held a memorial service Tuesday night to honor officers who have died in the line of duty.

Fallen State Trooper Chad Dermyer, who once worked in Newport News, was recognized at the ceremony.

Photo: Newport News Police Department/Facebook
Photo: Newport News Police Department/Facebook

Dermyer was fatally shot on March 31 during a Virginia State Police training exercise at a Greyhound bus station in Richmond.

The department also honored members of the U.S. Air Force who were killed by a suicide bomber on December 21, 2015.

Photo: Newport News Police Department/Facebook
Photo: Newport News Police Department/Facebook

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