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News Release

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Media Relations

Annual Memorial Ceremony to Honor LAPD Officers Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice NA13070df

What:
Annual Police Memorial Ceremony

When:
Thursday, May 2, 2013
10:00 a.m. - Annual Memorial Ceremony

Where:
Deaton Hall
100 W. 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA  90012

Who:
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck
LAPD Command Staff
LAPD Police Commission
LAPD Department Personnel
Elected Officials / Dignitaries
Family Members of Fallen Officers

Why:
Annually, the Los Angeles Police Department hosts a Memorial Ceremony to honor LAPD officers killed in the line of duty.  The ceremony will be attended by LAPD personnel, City officials, members of the community and family members of fallen officers.

The program will also feature the traditional “roll call” of fallen heroes, a 21-rifle volley, a “missing man” formation helicopter fly-over, the riderless horse, the symbolic sounds of bagpipers playing Amazing Grace and buglers playing Taps.  At the conclusion of the ceremony, family members will place a long-stem rose near their loved one’s name plate in the brass Memorial Wall.

Parking:
Media trucks can park on Main Street.

Contact:
For more information, please call Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910, or visit www.lapdonline.org.