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Zach Yoder, a member of the Oregon State Police Honor Guard and a trooper at The Dalles Area Command, cleans the grave of Trooper Leroy Spickerman, 26, who died on duty in 1948, and then posts a memorial ribbon and state flag that will mark the site at the IOOF Cemetery in The Dalles until the end of National Police Week, May 14-21.

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Reaffirming the meaning of sacrifice

Out of a sense of duty and respect, local troopers have joined a statewide effort to ensure the gravesites of 32 troopers who died in the line of duty are cared for and their names remembered.

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