Fallen Cold Spring Officer Tom Decker to be Added to Memorial
Almost six months after he was killed, Cold Spring Police Officer Tom Decker will be memorialized nationally this week.
On Sunday morning several law enforcement agencies led a motorcade escort from Cold Spring to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
The Decker family and law officers are headed to Washington, D.C. where Officer Decker’s name will be placed on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
Decker's widow, Alicia; his parents, John and Rosella Decker; his siblings and other members of his family are attending National Police Week events in Washington, D.C. this week.
According to Cold Spring-Richmond Officer Eric Boucher, local officers going include five full-time Cold Spring-Richmond officers, one St. Paul officer, one retired north St. Paul officer and a former Cold Spring-Richmond officer.
The St. Cloud Times reports Decker's family and the officers will attend a candlelight vigil Monday at the memorial.
Officer Decker was shot and killed while responding to a call last November in Cold Spring.
No one has been charged in his murder.
The Associated Press Contributed to this report.
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