Stanislaus deputy honored at Sacramento service

05/07/2013 10:41 AM

05/07/2013 10:50 AM

Representatives from law enforcement agencies throughout the state attended a ceremony Monday to dedicate the Peace Officers Memorial Monument in Sacramento.

The ceremony honored two officers who died in 2012: Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Robert Lee Paris Jr. and California Highway Patrol Officer Kenyon Youngstrom.

Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson was the keynote speaker at a vigil ceremony Sunday night.

Youngstrom was to be honored again Tuesday at a CHP remembrance ceremony at its academy in West Sacramento. A memorial there holds names of 223 CHP officers killed in the line of duty through 2012.

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