WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-blue01, ww color blue

Local

Blue Light Ceremony Honors Fallen Heroes

View Comments
(credit: Jupiter Images)

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. 4 Things To Know For July 22, 2014
  2. This High-Tech Cooler Is 'The Coolest'
  3. Police Seek Pawn Shop Robbers Who Shot Worker
  4. Closing Arguments Expected Today In Ventura Trial
  5. What's Your Favorite Place In St. Paul?

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An annual blue light ceremony is being held to remember police officers and peacekeepers who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

The ceremony will be at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Law Enforcement Memorial on the grounds of the state capitol.  The event will include music and speeches.

During the holiday season, the Minnesota chapter of a group called Concerns of Police Survivors promotes Project Blue Light as a way to honor fallen heroes. The color blue is associated with law enforcement and is a symbol of peace.

The group says that displaying blue lights at homes and businesses over the holidays sends a message of support and gratitude to law enforcement, and honors those killed in the line of duty.

(© Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus