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HUNDREDS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS VISITED SPRINGFIELD THURSDAY TO REMEMBER THEIR FALLEN BROTHERS AND SISTERS. 
 
THE ANNUAL FALLEN POLICE OFFICER MEMORIAL RECOGNIZED THE FOUR OFFICERS WHO WERE KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY THIS YEAR. GOVERNOR BRUCE RAUNER SPOKE AT THE SERVICE AND THANKED POLICE FAMILIES FOR THEIR SACRIFICE.
 
 
JANE MCMILLEN, WHO LOST HER SON, STATE TROOPER BRIAN MCMILLEN IN 2007,COMES EVERY YEAR AND FINDS COMFORT AMONG OTHER SURVIVING FAMILIES.
 
 
EIGHT OTHER OFFICERS FROM AS FAR BACK AT 1916 WERE ALSO HONORED AT THE CEREMONY. THEIR NAMES WILL BE ADDED TO THE MEMORIAL ON THE CAPITOL LAWN.

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