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May 2, 2019

“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 2, 2019 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 Greg Smith Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer Los Angeles Police Department, Chief of Police Michel Moore 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. The Eagle & Badge Foundation will have the LAPD Memorial Wall as the center piece of the event. At the conclusion of the ceremony, family members will place a long-stemmed rose at the steps of the memorial wall, in honor of their loved ones.

CONTACT: For questions, contact Eagle & Badge Foundation President/LAPD Sergeant Marc Rojas, at, or (818) 355-9639.