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News Release

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Media Relations

“Annual Memorial Ceremony to Honor LAPD Officers Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice” NA17082im

WHAT: Los Angeles Police Department's 2017 Annual Police Memorial Service.

WHEN: Thursday, May 4, 2017
10 a.m.

WHERE:
Los Angeles Elysian Park
Police Academy
1880 N. Academy Road
Los Angeles, CA 90012

WHO:
Councilmember Mitchell Englander
Los Angeles County Sherriff's Department, Sherriff Jim McDonnell
Los Angeles Police Department, Chief of Police Charlie Beck
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Special Agent Eric D. Harden
Los Angeles Police Department Command Staff
Los Angeles Police Department Personnel
Elected Officials and Dignitaries
Federal Officials
Family Members of Fallen Officers

WHY: Annually, the Los Angeles Police Department hosts a Memorial Ceremony to honor the 208 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 the fallen officers.

The program will feature the traditional "roll call" of fallen heroes, a 21-rifle volley, a "missing man" formation helicopter flyover and the symbolic sounds of bagpipes. At the conclusion of the ceremony, family members will place a long stemmed rose near their loved one's name plate in the brass Memorial Wall.

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