In commemoration of National Police Week, a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty will be held this morning at nine at the Public Safety Plaza near Second Street and Jackson Street in Columbus.

During the thirty minute ceremony, officers will read the names of 145 police officers killed in the line of duty during 2016. A wreath will be placed at the memorial in honor of Howard County Deputy Sheriff Carl Koontz who died in 2016.