Memorial for Officer Sollohub unveiled

ANNISTON, AL (WBRC)

The memorial for fallen Anniston Police Officer Justin Sollohub was unveiled during a dedication ceremony today in Anniston. Sollohub was killed in the line of duty while chasing a suspect in August.

Sollohub's parents and brothers were among those who attended the ceremony in Centennial Park Thursday at 1 p.m. Anniston Police Chief Layton McGrady spoke at the service about Sollohub's impact on the community of Anniston.

"His death, even though tragic, brought the community together.  It improved race relations, improved our working relationships with other departments and other agencies," McGrady said.

The memorial is located in the same park as the state's Vietnam memorial.

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