National Police Week and Peace Officers Memorial Day in mid-Michigan
THETFORD TOWNSHIP-- On Tuesday, people took time to honor those officers who paid the ultimate sacrifice.
There were two memorial services that took place, one in Thetford Township at Flint Memorial Park hosted by Genesee County's Fraternal Order of Police.
The second took place at the Midland Law Enforcement Center. We spoke to Trooper Will Smith with Michigan State Police.
" We celebrate and like to remember and honor those who lost their lives for their communities and their states.
Michigan State Police lost 53 troopers in 2018.