Elkhart Police to honor officers who died in the line of duty


Elkhart Police are holding a ceremony to unveil a special tribute to one of its fallen heroes.

The event will be held May 15th at noon on E. Marion Street - behind the police department.

The department has five officers who have died in the line of duty.

  • 2009 Michael Swygart
  • 2001 Douglas Adams
  • 1924 Henry Wentz
  • 1920 Oren Shelmadine
  • 1888 Willard Burton

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