Four names to be added to Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial

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MADISON (WKOW) -- You may see a lot of police cars when you take your lunch break on Friday. The Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony is at noon. It honors the state's fallen law enforcement officers.  

The ceremony starts with a procession leaving Olin-Turville Park on John Nolen Drive at 11:15 a.m. They will proceed to the WLEM site near the Wisconsin State Capitol.  Governor Scott Walker will be there.  

Madison.com reports, four officers names will be added to the memorial Friday. They are Wisconsin State Trooper Anthony Borostowski, Everest Metro Police Det. Jason Weiland, Sheboygan Police Special Officer Charles Freiherr and Milwaukee Police Lt. Albert Grosskopf.  

Borostowski was killed in April 2017 when he was driving his squad car near Wisconsin Dells, lost control and hit a tree.  

Weiland was shot and killed while he was investigating a shooting spree in the Wausau area in March 2017.

Freiherr was hit and killed by a railroad switch engine in 1895.  

Grosskopf collapsed in 1943 while responding to a fire. He had a heart attack and died.  

Madison City Buses will be rerouted due to the ceremony. They won't be going to the Capitol Square from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  You should get on or off a block off the square at special event stops.  

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