Deputy Sean Cookson died late February when he and his wife, Cassandra - also a police officer - were on their way to law enforcement training when their vehicle was involved in a wreck.
"We are living through an era in which our police have been subject to unfair defamation", Trump said during the 36th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service outside the U.S. Capitol. "That's really important for family because they always have closure, but they always want to make sure their son or daughter who was killed in the line of duty is never forgotten".
The names of 394 officers that were killed in the line of duty were read out loud, 143 of those officers have died a year ago. "We give thanks for who these men and women were, and we celebrate what they did and what they stood for", said Attorney General Jeff Sessions during the service Saturday evening.
A procession of law enforcement officers after a Law Enforcement Memorial Service at St. Joseph's Cathedral in Buffalo on Monday May 15, 2017.
It is a time to let your local police officers know that you support them and care about their well-being as they protect and assist us 24/7, 365 days a year.
National Police Week is set aside each May to pay special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
Trump criticized the rise of anti-police rhetoric, blaming it for creating a climate that contributed to violence against law enforcement officers. As each name was read, family members of the fallen officer received a rose from the department.
Virat Kohli's heart-warming gesture wins over fans
RCB also registered the lowest ever total in IPL history, in a group match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at Eden Gardens. Certainly, DD will now want to win this matches and the team is already having three consecutive victories on its pot.
Melissa McCarthy's "Spicey" returns to "SNL"
Fans had much to look forward to on this week's second-to-last episode of " Saturday Night Live " hosted by Melissa McCarthy . "Only since you started working here", the President coos, before creepily stroking Spicer's face.
Kimmel to return as Oscar host next year
Jimmy Kimmel as the Oscars host in 2017 didn't help the annual awards ceremony to reverse it's continuing downward ratings trend. The 90th Oscars will take place on March 4, 2018 in Los Angeles and will be broadcast live on ABC.
Australia considers laptop ban on commercial flights
Britain's measure applies to inbound flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia. Turnbull has not indicated if the ban is being actively considered or any timeframe for a decision.