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Officer Edwards is honored in Winchester

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A social post from Winchester Police Department documented the dedication of the traffic circle in front of the police department.

The ceremony took place yesterday Dec. 6 at the traffic circle in front of the Timbrook Public Safety Building on Piccadilly Street Winchester.

The dedication was attended by several dignitaries of the city including Mayor Smith and members of police and both Winchester and Frederick County Sheriff’s Offices.

The family of Officer Edwards was also on hand at the dedication ceremony.

The circle is now officially known as the Hunter A. Edwards Memorial Circle.

A dedicated plague with an inscription and picture of the Officer has been permanently placed in stone and metal in the circle.

Officer Edwards was killed in a traffic accident while responding to a call in 2018.

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