Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

Photos of June 29 employee memorial dedication

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young relative shedding a tear

A young relative of a Department employee who lost his life in the line of duty sheds a tear during the June 29 employee memorial dedication ceremony at the DOCS Training Academy in Albany.

Commissioner Goord

DOCS Commissioner Glenn S. Goord addresses about 100 relatives of those employees who lost their lives in the line of duty and approximately 1,400 other guests at the June 29 employee memorial dedication ceremony at the DOCS Training Academy in Albany.

Wreath laying

DOCS Commissioner Glenn S. Goord and Director of Criminal Justice Katherine N. Lapp lay the wreath honoring those employees who lost their lives in the line of duty during the June 29 employee memorial dedication ceremony at the DOCS Training Academy in Albany.

Laying flowers

Relatives of those Department employees who lost their lives in the line of duty lay carnations at the base of the Department's new employee memorial during the June 29 dedication ceremony at the DOCS Training Academy in Albany.

Rifle squad

Relatives of those Department employees who lost their lives in the line of duty lay carnations at the base of the Department's new employee memorial during the June 29 dedication ceremony at the DOCS Training Academy in Albany.

Pipers playing

Bagpipers play "Amazing Grace" during the June 29 employee memorial dedication ceremony at the DOCS Training Academy in Albany.

Buglers

Department buglers, one near and one afar, play Taps during the June 29 employee memorial dedication ceremony at the DOCS Training Academy in Albany.

Patti Howe and her mother Beverly

Patti Howe, right, daughter of slain Attica Correction Officer Richard Lewis, comforts her mother, Beverly, during the June 29 employee memorial dedication ceremony at the DOCS Training Academy in Albany. At Mrs. Lewis' left is Mrs. Fran Whalen, longtime family friend and widow of Attica Correction Officer Harrison Whalen.

Crowd families

It was an overflow crowd as families members of those Department employees killed in the line of duty, current Department employees and others attended the June 29 employee memorial dedication ceremony at the DOCS Training Academy in Albany.

Monument

Two Department employees stand silent guard at the new employee memorial during the June 29 dedication ceremony at the DOCS Training Academy in Albany.