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Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier salutes after placing a folded flag on a table near a photo of fallen Deputy Christopher Dewey during a memorial service last August. Forum file photo

Dep. Christopher Dewey to be recognized in cereemony tonight

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MAHNOMEN, Minn. - Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier said he expects "an emotional ceremony" tonight when the names of 316 officers killed in the line of duty - including one of his own, Deputy Christopher Dewey - are called off during a candlelight vigil in Washington, D.C.


Dewey's name was recently engraved on the wall at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Tonight's vigil, which will be webcast live at 7 p.m., will formally dedicate the names.

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