An ACLU complaint may result in a monument to fallen Highway Patrol troopers being taken down in St. Joseph. The memorial includes a cross, and sits on public property at Troop-H headquarters. It was erected to honor Sgt. Bob Kimberling and Cpl. Hank Bruns, who were both killed in the line of duty. Troop-H commander Johnny Hoggatt says he won’t take the monument down unless a court orders him to. ADCLU spokesman Dick Kurtenbach says it’s an issue of separation of church and state.
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