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Fallen officer remembered in Atlantic City

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Friends and family members gathered in Atlantic City to honor the memory and sacrifice of fallen police officer Thomas  McMeekin, who tragically died in the line of duty 8 years ago Monday.

It was on March 3rd of 2005 that  McMeekin was struck by a tour bus while directing traffic away from another motor vehicle accident.  He succumbed to his injuries the following day.

Friends and family say Monday is a day to remember McMeekin as they do every day.

"This is the anniversary date but for the members of family of law enforcement officers it's each and everyday, the painful memories every day," said retired Atlantic City Police Chief John Mooney.

Officer McMeekin was 28 years–old and left behind a wife and daughter.

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