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U.S. Honor Flag brought to Utah to honor 2 fallen officers

Jason Richman, a member of the Unified Police Department honor guard, holds the U.S. Honor Flag during a ceremony at the department’s Holladay precinct on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. The flag was brought to Utah to honor fallen Unified police officer Doug Barney and fallen South Salt Lake police officer David Romrell. The flag has traveled over 7 million miles, by ground, air, and even in space, to honor America’s heroes.
Jason Richman, a member of the Unified Police Department honor guard, holds the U.S. Honor Flag during a ceremony at the department’s Holladay precinct on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. The flag was brought to Utah to honor fallen Unified police officer Doug Barney and fallen South Salt Lake police officer David Romrell. The flag has traveled over 7 million miles, by ground, air, and even in space, to honor America’s heroes.
Steve Griffin, Deseret News

Jason Richman, a member of the Unified Police Department honor guard, holds the U.S. Honor Flag during a ceremony at the department’s Holladay precinct on Monday. The flag was brought to Utah to honor fallen Unified police officer Doug Barney and fallen South Salt Lake police officer David Romrell. Barney, an 18-year veteran police officer and a cancer survivor, was shot and killed while looking for a man who left the scene of a traffic accident in January 2016. His partner, officer Jon Richey, was also shot, with one bullet going through both his legs. Romrell, a former Marine, was hit and killed by a fleeing suspect and killed in November 2018. He is the first South Salt Lake officer killed in the line of duty. The U.S. Honor Flag has traveled over 7 million miles, by ground, air, and even in space, to honor America’s heroes.