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News Release

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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"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.

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