LUBBOCK, Texas — A ceremony honored the lives of local law enforcement officers, including Sergeant Joshua Bartlett and Officer Nicholas Reyna on Thursday, October 28, at 2:00 p.m. The ceremony also honored fallen Lieutenant Eric Hill with Lubbock Fire Rescue.
The location was the Lubbock Regional Public Safety Memorial at 66th Street and Quaker Avenue. Use the video player above to watch a replay.
Police previously said, “Chiefs from several agencies will be in attendance, as well as board members for the memorial and officers, honoring the fallen…”
Joining the families and friends of the fallen first responders were local leaders including County Judge Curtis Parris, Lubbock Chief of Police Floyd Mitchell, Lubbock Fire Chief Shaun Fogerson, Sheriff Kelly Rowe and state representative Dustin Burrows.
“These individuals that we lose in the line of duty may be gone, but they are never going to be forgotten,” Sheriff Rowe said. “We etch them into history here when we put their names on these walls.”
Leaving their names on the walls, but carrying on their example as they continue on the work.
“They made the ultimate sacrifice, and we owe them a debt we can never repay,” Lubbock Fire Rescue Chief Shaun Fogerson said. “We try to repay that debt by being the best people we can be, by serving others, and by loving our neighbors.”