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'Democracy survived': Biden pays tribute to fallen peace officers

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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 16: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during the 40th Annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on the West Front of the U.S.

Capitol Building on October 16, 2020 in Washington, DC. The memorial service is being held to h WASHINGTON - Framed by the Capitol, President Joe Biden paid tribute Saturday to fallen law enforcement officers and honored those who fought off the Jan.

6 insurrection at that very site by declaring "because of you, democracy survived."Biden spoke at the 40th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service to remember the 491 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in 2019 and 2020.

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