For whom the bell tolls: National correctional officers and employees week starts with special event in the nation's capital.

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Each year, this country honors past and current correctional employees with National Correctional Officers and Employees Week. This year, the week was kicked off with the Wreath Laying Ceremony on May 6 at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in the District of Columbia and lasted until May 13. Sponsored by the Council of Governments (COG) Corrections Chiefs Committee, this annual event pays tribute to law enforcement officers, including correctional officers, who have died, most in the line of duty. The memorial consists of a very long, winding wall, engraved with the names of those who have paid the highest possible price while doing their...

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