Va. man heading effort to honor fallen public safety officers

Memorial is being built in wake of worry that Virginia is one of six states without a memorial to those who died in the line of duty


By Joe Beck
Northern Virginia Daily

STRASBURG, Va. — Hundreds of Virginia police, firefighters and other public safety workers have fallen in the line of duty over the years, but the state always has lacked a memorial to them.

Now those who died may be about to have their sacrifices honored as early as this year, thanks to a fund-raising campaign launched by an organization headed by Hadden Culp of Woodstock.

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