AUGUSTA — A ceremony in Augusta will honor 83 Maine law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

Police officers from all over the state are expected to attend the event Thursday on State Street in Augusta adjacent the Maine State House. The annual observance at the Maine Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial begins at 11 a.m. The guest speaker at the event will be Gov. Paul LePage.

The most recent officer to die was 60-year-old Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife warden-pilot Daryl Gordon. Gordon died in a plane crash in 2011. He was a 25-year veteran of the warden service.


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