SCSO honors fallen officers with memorial ceremony

SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN (WJHL) On Friday morning, the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office held its annual Fallen Officer’s Memorial Service.

This marks the ninth year the sheriff’s office has paid tribute to those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.

Since 1907 the department has lost 9 officers in the line of duty.

The guest speaker at the memorial service was David Browning known as the “Mayberry Deputy.”

The Sullivan Central High School Choir sang the National Anthem and Amazing Grace, and the event concluded with a 21-gun salute and the playing of Taps.

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