Boston Marathon bombings http://ripr.org en RI State Police Remember Those Who Died in the Line of Duty http://ripr.org/post/ri-state-police-remember-those-who-died-line-duty <p>As the Rhode Island State Police took a moment to remember those who died in the line of duty, they also paused to honor trooper Roupen Bastajian who rushed to help survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings.</p><p>Every year, Rhode Island state police gather to remember the seven troopers killed in the line of duty since the agency was founded in 1925.&nbsp; But this year, a trooper who’s very much alive was honored as well. Trooper Roupen Bastajian received the State Police service ribbon for aide he rendered at the Boston Marathon bombings.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 18:36:14 +0000 Flo Jonic 15347 at http://ripr.org RI State Police Remember Those Who Died in the Line of Duty