Speech to Text for Community Remembers Fallen Ashland Police Officer
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annoashland police officer. thank you for staying with us, i'm alicia rubin. and i'm emma balkenbush newswatch 12's andryanna sheppard spent the afternoon at officer malcus williams' memorial. she shows us how the community is remembering him. bag pipe nats this gym at ashland high school is usually reserved for games. ---but today it served a different purpose. it was packed with people not mourning but celebrating the life of ashland police department's officer malcus williams. joe says: "i cannot wait for the day when i am reunited with my friend malcus williams" on march 2nd, officer williams suffered a major medical emergency while on a call. he died later that night in the hospital. charlie says: "if we use malcus as a model, we must remember these three things, have a positive attitude, respect diversity and be kind. those are juist three ways we can all protect and serve our community" his memorial celebrated his life and 21-year-career as an ashland police officer. bob says: "i've known many good men in my life but few rose to that level of great. malcus rose to that level in my life." his family, friends and colleagues say he was an amazing human being-- giving 100 percent to his family, 100 percent to his job and 100 percent to anything he was a part of. tighe says: "i would challenge anybody in this room to go find somebody to say something negative about malcus because i don't think you can." now they must all say goodbye or see you later to a life gone too soon. in ashland bell nats andryanna sheppard, newswatch 12. [a8]officer memorial-tag in honor of his life governor kate brown