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Lakewood police slayings one year later

Police officers kneel at the caskets of four slain Lakewood officers during a memorial service Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at the Tacoma Dome. The memorial was just a week after the officers were gunned down in a coffee shop before the start of their shift, Nov. 29. Killed were Sgt. Mark Renninger, 39, and officers Ronald Owens, 37, Tina Griswold, 40, and Greg Richards, 42. (Elaine Thompson / Associated Press)
Police officers kneel at the caskets of four slain Lakewood officers during a memorial service Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at the Tacoma Dome. The memorial was just a week after the officers were gunned down in a coffee shop before the start of their shift, Nov. 29. Killed were Sgt. Mark Renninger, 39, and officers Ronald Owens, 37, Tina Griswold, 40, and Greg Richards, 42. (Elaine Thompson / Associated Press)

Police officers kneel at the caskets of four slain Lakewood officers during a memorial service Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at the Tacoma Dome.

PARKLAND, Wash. – The first of two memorials honoring four Lakewood police officers who were killed by a gunman last year has been dedicated.

Today is the one-year anniversary of the deaths of Sgt. Mark Renninger and Officers Ronald Owens, Tina Griswold and Greg Richards.

A memorial was dedicated Sunday afternoon outside Forza Coffee shop in Parkland, where the four were gunned down.  More here.

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