Buenting one of officers honored in D.M.

DES MOINES (AP) – Gov. Terry Branstad and other state officials marked National Police Week by honoring four law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty.

Branstad joined others for the ceremony Friday at the Peace Officer Memorial outside the Oran Pape State Office Building.

The ceremony honored Rockwell City police officer Jamie D. Buenting, who died Sept. 13, 2013; Alton police Town Marshall Joseph Kashmetter, who died March 27, 1911; Farmington police City Marshall Robert C. Coulter, who died Dec. 21, 1902; and Farmington police City Marshall Reuben Fenstenmaker, who died Jan. 1, 1868.