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May 2, 2018

“Annual Memorial Ceremony to Honor Los Angeles Police Department Officers Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice”

WHAT: Los Angeles Police Department’s 2018 Annual Police Memorial Service.

WHEN: Thursday, May 3, 2018 10 a.m.

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

WHO: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Councilmember Monica Rodriguez Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Department, Sheriff Jim McDonnell Los Angeles Police Department, Chief of Police Charlie Beck 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 209 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 a memorial wreath, in honor of their loved ones.