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December 8, 2009 in Region
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Four white hearses leave Lakewood, Wash., police headquarters, beginning the procession to the Tacoma Dome for a memorial service on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, for four Lakewood police officers who were killed in late November while they worked on computers in a coffee shop.

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A procession of police vehicles passes the Lakewood, Wash., police headquarters heading to the Tacoma Dome for a memorial service Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, for four police officers who were killed in late November.

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Firefighters from University Place, Wash., salute the beginning of the procession to the Tacoma Dome for a memorial service on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, for four Lakewood police officers who were killed in late November.

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Members of various law enforcement agencies proceed on Interstate 5 near DuPont, Wash., en route to the 1 p.m. memorial service for four fallen Lakewood police officers at the Tacoma Dome on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009.

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Four caskets arrive for a memorial service for four slain Lakewood police officers Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at the Tacoma Dome.

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The first two of four caskets arrives for a memorial service for four slain Lakewood police officers Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at the Tacoma Dome.

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Officers move into position to stand watch at the caskets of four slain Lakewood police officers before a memorial service Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at the Tacoma Dome.

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Firefighters salute as the caskets of four slain Lakewood police officers arrive for a memorial service Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at the Tacoma Dome.

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Law Enforcement officers form a “Cordon of Honor” for the four fallen Lakewood Police Officers and cast long shadows at the Tacoma Dome before the officers’ caskets are carried into the dome for service on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009. (AP Photo/The News Tribune, Dean J. Koepfler)

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Pallbearers with the Lakewood Police Department escort a casket bearing one of the four fallen officers on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at the Tacoma Dome.

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Caskets bearing the bodies of slain Lakewood, Wash., police officers are brought into the Tacoma Dome on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, for a memorial service in Tacoma, Wash., honoring four Lakewood police officers who were fatally shot by a gunman as they sat in a coffee shop in Parkland, Wash. on Nov. 29, 2009.

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Caskets bearing the bodies of slain Lakewood, Wash., police officers are brought into the Tacoma Dome, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, for a memorial service in Tacoma, Wash., honoring four Lakewood police officers who were fatally shot by a gunman as they sat in a coffee shop in Parkland, Wash. on Nov. 29, 2009.

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Patches from different departments are seen placed in front of the Lakewood Police Department in Lakewood, Wash., Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009.

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A boy holds a sign up for officers to read as they work their way from McChord Air Force Base in a procession to the Tacoma Dome for a memorial service for four slain Lakewood police officers. He was standing near the Lakewood Police Department early Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009.

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Pedestrians watch as the hearses carrying the bodies of slain Lakewood police officers pull out in front of the Lakewood Police Department early Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009.

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Caskets bearing the bodies of four slain Lakewood, Wash., police officers lie in rest inside the Tacoma Dome, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, prior to a memorial service honoring four Lakewood police officers.

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Portland police officer Jeremy Price stands guard over the caskets of four slain Lakewood police officers before a memorial service Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at the Tacoma Dome.

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A police officer salutes as caskets bearing the bodies of four slain Lakewood, Wash., police officers are brought inside the Tacoma Dome on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, prior to a memorial service.

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Family members of four slain Lakewood, Wash., police officers arrive Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at a memorial service in Tacoma, Wash.

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Family members of four slain Lakewood, Wash., police officers arrive Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at a memorial service in Tacoma.

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Lakewood police chief Bret Farrar walks past the caskets of four slain Lakewood police officers after speaking at their memorial service Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at the Tacoma Dome. Killed were Sgt. Mark Renninger, 39, and officers Ronald Owens, 37, Tina Griswold, 40, and Greg Richards, 42.

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Members of a multiagency honor guard march into the Tacoma Dome on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at a memorial service for four Lakewood Police officers who were fatally shot by a gunman last week.

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A motorcycle and a NASCAR car, symbolizing the interests of the slain officers, are on display near the four caskets holding their bodies at a memorial service Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at the Tacoma Dome.

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police fill a portion of the arena at a memorial service for four slain Lakewood police officers Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at the Tacoma Dome.

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Thousands of law enforcement officers from across the country and Canada honoring four fallen Lakewood police officers departs McChord Air Force Base on Tuesday morning, Dec. 8, 2009, in Tacoma.

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Tacoma resident Jennifer Francis, left, watches as caskets bearing the bodies of four Lakewood officers are removed from hearses outside of the Tacoma Dome on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009.

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A Washington state trooper stands next to a hearse bearing one of four fallen Lakewood officers Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at the Tacoma Dome.