Special events held for two officers near the anniversary of their deaths

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By: Liz Gelardi

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Sept. 24, 2014) - Two fallen police officers were remembered  for their service near the anniversary of their deaths. Butler University paused to remember Butler Police Officer James Davis with a ceremony. Davis was killed on Butler's campus 10 years ago. The university unveiled a memorial sign marking the area where Davis was killed.

Davis' widow and three children attended the ceremony. His widow Veleda reflected on his death on the other recent killings of Indianapolis police officers.

"When that happens I just think about them and knowing that they'll have a support with their family and friends and police agencies just hoping that in time that they'll get better, they'll heal," Veleda Davis.

Across town, IMPD Officer Rod Bradway was remembered with a special event. A local dog rescue organized a pet supply donation in his honor. Bradway volunteered with German Shepherd Rescue Indy and his wife is still very involved.

"It's a big part of my life and it was a big part of his life and Rod put in a lot of hours at the rescue and I still do," said Jamie Bradway.

Organizers said the drive was a huge success. Click here to find out more information about German Shepherd Rescue Indy.