HHS JROTC students help honor law enforcement officers
Humble High School JROTC students lined the entrance of the Humble Civic Center, greeting officers and attendees with the American flags.
Humble High School JROTC joined U.S. Congressman Ted Poe and the City of Humble to honor law enforcement officers during the 4th annual North Houston Police Memorial Ceremony on May 14. The event honored fallen peace officers who died in the line of duty in 2017.
Humble High School JROTC students lined the entrance of the Humble Civic Center, greeting officers and attendees with American flags. This is the fourth year HHS JROTC has participated in the Police Memorial Ceremony.
The week of May 13 - May 19 marks National Police Week. National Police Week pays tribute to local, state, and federal peace officers who have died in the line of duty.
Congressman Poe and Merle Aaron, City of Humble Mayor, gave welcoming remarks. Comments were given by, Chief Delbert Dawes, Humble Police Department; Ray Hunt, Immediate Past President of Houston Police Officers’ Union; Assistant Chief Timothy Navarre, Harris County Sheriff’s Office; Constable Mark Herman, Harris County Constable, Precinct 4; Major Jason C. Taylor, Texas Rangers Company “A” - Houston; and Commander Duane Steen, Regional 2 Director, Texas Department of Public Safety.
During the Roll Call of Heroes, a single bell rings for each individual officer recognizing their dedication and commitment to protecting others. Sixteen Texas officers were honored as heroes during the memorial ceremony.