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.