Today, the nation gathers to remember the lives of fallen police officers. The 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service in Washington, DC at 11am.
Here in Erie, a similar service was held in Perry Square. The Erie Police Department honors fallen and injured police officers at a special ceremony.
Because of the service, the northbound lane of Peach Street and the southbound lane of State Street will be closed between North and South Park Row until 1pm. All of South Park Row will be closed until 2pm.
In Meadville, the Fraternal Order of Police will remember fallen officers at noon.