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Fallen officers memorial to be held downtown Wednesday

Two Faulkner County officers who died this year to be honored

Posted: May 13, 2013 - 4:17pm

Fallen officers memorial to be held downtown Wednesday

TWO FAULKNER COUNTY OFFICERS WHO DIED THIS YEAR TO BE HONORED

The Conway Police Department, Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office, and the University of Central Arkansas Police Department will observe National Police Week with a 5:30 p.m. tribute to fallen officers Wednesday at Simon Park in Conway.

The observance will pay tribute to all fallen officers in Faulkner County, including officer William McGary, of the Conway Police Department, who died of injuries sustained after he was struck by an impaired driver.

Deputy Hans Fifer, of the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office, who also died this year, will be honored.

Family members of McGary and Fifer will be in attendance.

The public is encouraged to attend.

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