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Memorial for fallen federal officers held in Phoenix

PHOENIX -- Dozens of law enforcement officials and their families gathered at Bethany Bible Church in Phoenix for the a memorial service on Wednesday.

The Special Agents and U.S. Marshals Memorial Service was one of many held across the nation during National Police Week.

"These memorial service are not only to remember those deputy marshals, agents and officers killed in the line of duty but its also to honor the people they left behind," said U.S. Marshal David Gonzalez.

After Wednesday's celebration of heroism, a wreath presentation was made to honor state and local police officers killed in the line of duty around the state in the past year.

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Sandra moved from the small border city of Yuma, Arizona to study Broadcast Journalism at Arizona State University in the late 90s. Since graduating, she's worked at several local TV stations including Univision, Fox 10 and 3TV.

Working at KTAR, has allowed her the opportunity to cover major national news events, including Presidential visits, the Tucson Tragedy and the Wallow fire.

When Sandra isn't covering breaking news or behind a microphone in the studio, she's probably at home with her best friend Mark and her two dogs, Lily and Lola.

Sandra enjoys cooking and admits to enjoying "really bad" reality T.V. She also enjoys spending quiet time at home with people she loves, playing a little poker and traveling.


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