The public is invited to join local and California Law Enforcement Officials in commemorating the officers who have given their lives in the line of duty in 2013. The week of May 11-17, 2014, has been designated “National Police Week”, a time to honor officers who have fallen in the line-of-duty and in recognition of the sacrifice of those loved and left behind
On Thursday, May 1st at noon (12:00 p.m.), the 12th Annual Remembrance Ceremony will take place at the Sacramento Police & Sheriff’s Memorial, 500 Arden Way, Sacramento. Galt Police Officer Kevin Tonn will be enrolled.
On Sunday, May 4th, the California Peace Officers Memorial Foundation will be holding a Candlelight Vigil beginning at the California Peace Officers Memorial Monument, 10th Street and Capitol Mall, at 8:30 p.m.
On Monday, May 5th, the California Peace Officers Memorial dedication ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the California Peace Officers Memorial Monument, 10th Street and Capitol Mall.
The California Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony Public Information Officer is Don Blankenship. He can be reached at (714) 402-5777. Press packets are available at the Sheriff’s Administration Building, 711 G Street, Sacramento.