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Published July 27, 2013, 04:21 PM

Slain police officer to be honored

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- A slain Cold Spring Police Officer will be honored next week.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- A slain Cold Spring Police Officer will be honored next week.

An eleven mile stretch of Minnesota state highway will be designated the "Tom Decker Memorial Highway."

Decker was shot to death last November while responding to a call, to this day his death remains an open investigation.

A spokesman for the Minnesota Department of Transportation says the highway memorial signs are still being designed and will be installed at a later date. Along Highway 23 in Stearns County.

The tribute goes into the effect on August 1st, the same day many NEW Minnesota laws go into effect.

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