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Odessa police encouraging residents to replace porch lights with blue bulbs

Det. Benjamin Marconi (Source: Odessa Police Department) Det. Benjamin Marconi (Source: Odessa Police Department)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

The Odessa Police Department is encouraging residents to replace their porch lights with blue bulbs after a San Antonio Police Detective was killed in the line of duty over the weekend.

Odessa police said Det. Benjamin Marconi was killed while conducting a traffic stop.

We're told that a total of four police officers were ambushed or shot at on Sunday.

Police are asking residents to replace their porch lights through the end of next week in remembrance of all officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

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