Community Briefs: Peace officers honored, Salvation Army Week and more

Peace officers honored at state capitol

The Montana Department of Justice will host a Peace Officers Memorial Day ceremony on May 15 in the rotunda of the state Capitol.

The event will begin at noon and the public may attend.

It will honor the fallen heroes who have given their lives to uphold public safety throughout the state’s history and thank current and past Montana law enforcement officers for their service.

The ceremony will include Denny DeLaittre, former Montana Highway Patrol trooper and father of Trooper David DeLaittre, who was shot and killed during a traffic stop on Dec. 1, 2010.

The Montana Department of Justice will be honoring law enforcement officers at events and on social media throughout next week, which is National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and its calendar week as National Police Week.

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The Salvation Army in Helena is celebrating its History and Heritage during Salvation Army Week.

The Salvation Army in Helena has been providing social services to families and individuals in Lewis and Clark and neighboring counties for 135 years.  

They are having a

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