Dallas Cowboys pay tribute to fallen Dallas officers

Jason Witten, Dan Bailey, Chris Jones
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten (82) celebrates with Chris Jones (6) and Dan Bailey (5) after the go-ahead extra point following a touchdown, in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. Dallas won 27-26. (Jose Yau/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP)

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) – The Dallas Cowboys paid tribute to Dallas police and the five officers killed by a gunman with a ceremony before the start of training camp.

Dallas players walked arm-in-arm onto the field Saturday with police Chief David Brown, Mayor Mike Rawlings and members of four of the five families of officers who were killed in an ambush in downtown Dallas during a Black Lives Matter rally.

After taking the field in four waves, players and coaches formed a circle for a moment of silence with the Dallas contingent, which included children. Brown addressed the team and shouted “Dallas strong” as he shared an embrace with owner Jerry Jones.

During the preseason and possibly regular season, the Cowboys will wear a decal on their helmet that says “arm in arm.”

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