UPDATE (8:48 a.m. May 14)—Police officers from throughout the country as well as friends and family members honored fallen officers at a vigil Sunday evening in Washington D.C.
Among the 20,000 members of law enforcement was Sgt. Vickie Warehime of Baltimore County Police Department's , who sent in photos and updates from the tour, as well as the vigil.
Take a look through the photos attached to this article.
Pikesville Patch readers watched the vigil via the National
Law Enforcement Memorial's live webcast.
You can still participate by lighting a virtual candle in honor of a law enforcement officer.
According to an announcement from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, "the memorial now contains the names of 19,660 fallen law enforcement officers, with 362 officers’ names added this year, 163 from 2011 and 199 from previous years.
"During the vigil, their lives will be celebrated, their service commemorated, and they will be forever remembered," it states.
Read Warehime's reports from the 2012 Police Unity Tour, a 300-mile bicycle ride leading up to the candlelight vigil: