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Law enforcement personnel remember officers who died in the line of duty in Kern County.

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The Honor Guard consisting of Bakersfield Police Department officers and Kern County Sheriff's deputies post the colors to begin the Kern County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony Thursday to honor law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty.

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Bakersfield Police Officer Matt Tramel holds his 7-month-old daughter Paisely after the Kern County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony held Thursday at noon at the Kern County Peace Officers' Memorial in front of the Kern County Superior Court building to honor law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in Kern County.

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Chief Greg Williamson of the Bakersfield Police Department addresses fellow law enforcement officers and guests attending the Kern County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony Thursday to honor officers who died in the line of duty.

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CHP Capt. Terry Roberts speaks about CHP officers who have died in the line of duty during the Kern County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony Thursday.

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Law enforcement officers salute during the Kern County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony held Thursday to honor officers who have died in the line of duty.

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In this file photo, Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood salutes during the Kern County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony held to honor law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

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A 21 Gun Salute is held by the Bakersfield Police Department Honor Guard during the Kern County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony Thursday to honor law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

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The Kern County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony is held Thursday at noon at the Kern County Peace Officers' Memorial in front of the Kern County Superior Court building to honor law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in Kern County.

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Bryson Luevano gets a cool drink of water from his mom, Ashley, after attending the Kern County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony Thursday to honor officers who died in the line of duty.

A countywide memorial ceremony Thursday honored officers who have died in the line of duty.

Representatives of several agencies, including the Bakersfield Police Department, Kern County Sheriff's Office and California Highway Patrol gathered at the Kern County Peace Officers' Memorial on Truxtun Avenue to remember the people who lost their lives serving the public.