CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Senate gave preliminary approval Thursday to designating part of a state road in honor of a police officer who was killed in the line of duty.
The Senate supported naming part of state route 125 in Brentwood as Officer Stephen Arkell Memorial Highway.READ MORE: Hunter Henry Looking To Build Off Successful -- And Healthy -- First Season With Patriots
Arkell was a long-serving police officer in Brentwood who was killed after responding to a domestic disturbance call in 2014.
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“As a Brentwood resident, I am honored to have this opportunity to remember Officer Arkell and grant him the public recognition a local hero deserves,” bill sponsor Sen. Jon Morgan, a Democrat, said.
“It is my hope that this dedication will inspire us all to follow Officer Arkell’s example. I thank his family for joining us today and my colleagues in the Senate for their support.”MORE NEWS: Celtics Shake Off Rough Start, Beat Pelicans 104-92 On Strong Games From Tatum And Brown
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