Residents of Cold Spring will mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of local police officer Tom Decker with an evening candlelight vigil. The St. Cloud Times reports that city employees organized the Friday vigil at the request of Decker’s widow, Alicia.
An emotional ceremony to honor Minnesota’s fallen officers and their loved ones was held in St. Paul Saturday night. Family members of officers killed in the line of duty gathered at the Peace Officers Memorial near the State Capitol for the Blue Light Ceremony. They each carried a blue-tipped white rose, a symbol of loss and sacrifice. They are parents, wives, children and loved ones who come to honor the ones they lost too soon.
The Minnesota Senate has passed a bill to rename a portion of State Highway 23 after slain Cold Spring police officer Tom Decker.
He died in the line of duty, serving as a Cold Spring police officer. Now, there is a court fight over all of the money people donated after his death.
Friends and former co-workers hit the hardwood Saturday to support a police officer who died in the line of duty.
A Minnesota police officer killed in the line of duty could soon be remembered with a stretch of highway named in his honor.
The Cold Spring police officer who reportedly failed to get out of his squad car last November when Officer Tom Decker was shot and killed has resigned, city officials say.
Now that Eric Thomes, who authorities describe as a “person of interest” in the murder of officer Tom Decker, is dead we may never know exactly what happened Nov. 29 outside Winners Bar in Cold Spring, Minn. For officer Decker’s family, his friends, and for the people of Cold Spring — there will likely always be questions.
Many townspeople in Cold Spring, Minn., said Friday that they think the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office owes 34-year-old Ryan Larson – the initial suspect in last year’s fatal officer shooting — a big apology.
Authorities say they have a new update in the investigation into the murder of a Cold Spring police officer. Officer Tom Decker was shot and killed in the line of duty last November.
Cold Spring officer Tom Decker was shot and killed late last month as he responded to a welfare check almost two weeks ago outside Winners Bar in Cold Spring.
Authorities are still searching for evidence that will lead to the person who killed Cold Spring police Officer Tom Decker.
A 31-year-old Cold Spring police officer who was known as a hometown boy and the department jokester will be laid to rest Wednesday.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says Ryan Larson remains a suspect in the case of a fallen Cold Spring police officer. On Tuesday, he was released from custody because of a lack of evidence.
Of the thousands who braved the cold Tuesday evening in Cold Spring, there were many who had never met Officer Tom Decker, who died last week in what authorities called a surprise attack.