Columbia, SC (WLTX) -Law enforcement officers across the state gathered Wednesdayto remember those killed in the line of duty.

The memorial ceremony paid special tribute to Master Cpl. Sandy Rogers.

The Aiken law officer was the first female officer killed in our state in the line of duty when she was shot responding to a suspicious activity call in January 2012.

The event also remembered other active or retired officers who died in the last year.