Mission Police memorial ceremony

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MISSION, Texas – Mission Police are kicking off national police week with a special memorial ceremony.

Police Chief Robert Rodriguez says when duty calls his officers respond without hesitation, sometimes making the ultimate sacrifice. 

Today, the department is remembering Mission Police Officers Humberto Javier Avila and Fulgencion Velasco the third along with other men and women who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Mission city leaders and community members also in attendance at the ceremony. 

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