The Shreveport Police Officers Association sponsored Shreveport Officers on trip to Washington D.C. to honor their brother in blue, Thomas LaValley, as his name was added to the National Police Memorial Wall of Fallen Officers.

Officers from around the country attended a candle light vigil took part in the National Memorial Service.

Officers also visited the wall that has all names of the fallen officers engraved, where they honored Thomas LaValley and also Sgt. Tim Prunty, who SPD also lost in the line of duty in October of 2010.