Bristol officer remembered during candlelight vigil

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Friends, family and fellow police officers gathered for a candlelight vigil to remember one of their own Wednesday night.

It was on November 27, 2004 that Bristol Tennessee Police Officer, Mark Vance was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call.

The candlelight vigil was held at Vance's Memorial across the street from Steele Creek Park.

It was a chance to remember Vance as an officer and a friend. The group said a prayer and Lieutenant Glenn James said this is a reminder to everyone  that there is no such thing as a routine call. 

"(We're here) to remember a fellow officer and to keep that memory alive, to remind us to be safe, that no call is benign; everything everything is a possibility," said Lt. James.
Nickolus Johnson, the man convicted of killing Officer Vance, is scheduled to be executed in April of 2014.

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