CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The memory of the late Corpus Christi Police officer Alan McCollum will be honored Thursday at the nation's capital.
McCollum, who was killed in service when he was struck by a drunk driver in 2020, will be among fallen lawmen whose memory will be recognized in the ceremonies. His daughter and widow will be in attendance.
You can watch the live stream of the event here.
Michelle McCollum is grateful for this remembrance and took her daughter Liliana to see the wonderful events taking place.
"Alan lived like a hero and he died like a hero, you see it in stone, it was very real, very emotional, it chokes me up because he should be here, he should be with us," she said.
His name will be engraved in the National Law enforcement officers memorial. His daughter is honored she will be able to watch the events take place.
"It makes me feel really honored, and I'm just so proud, my dad was such an amazing officer he did so much for the community and he made the ultimate sacrifice and he should be here."