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Four N.O. officers killed in the line of duty honored at memorial

NEW ORLEANS -- A ceremony was held Wednesday honoring police officers from across the state who lost their lives in the line of duty, including four officers from New Orleans.

The memorial event was held at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home and Cemeteries.

It featured a 21-gun salute and family members the officers left behind were honored.

Added to the memorial this year were the names of New Orleans Police Department Officers Daryle Holloway, Vernell Brown, and Thomas Albert. Housing Authority of New Orleans Officer James Bennett, Jr. was also added to the granite memorial.

Thirteen names were added to the monument.