Larry Harrison of the Ingham County Sheriff's Department.
Police in Lansing and East Lansing are also wearing black bands on their badges in honor of the fallen officers. Harrison
said Tuesday's news sank his
"I was giving a training seminar in Jackson, when I heard terrorists had bombed the World Trade Center
said."We had to listen to the news over the radio.We had to visualize what happened, it made my heart stop and an feeling of emptiness came over me." Harrison
could only think about the terrible loss.
"My mind started racing, thinking, ‘how are the families of these victims going to deal with their loss?'" Harrison
was trying to understand the circumstances firefighters and officers faced Tuesday at "ground zero" of the terrorist attacks.
Lansing police Lt.
said the firefighters and law officers who died Tuesday in the attacks are the "true heroes of the United States because they lost their lives trying to save people." The Associated Press
contributed to this report.
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