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Park named in honor of slain Officer Sonny Kim

Kim was killed in the line of duty in 2015
Posted at 5:56 PM, Feb 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-18 17:56:35-05

CINCINNATI — A park on Erie Avenue in Hyde Park was named for slain Cincinnati Officer Sonny Kim Tuesday afternoon.

Police Officer Sonny Kim Park is located down the street from the District 2 police headquarters, where Kim had been assigned.

He was killed in the line of duty in June 2015.

"I think for the Kim family, they were so touched," Councilwoman Amy Murray said. "I mean to have a memorial place for their husband, dad to come. I think it's always bittersweet. They're honored but so sad for the reason."

The city officially unveiled the park in a private ceremony for Kim's family and friends.