City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20100503-074
Monday, May 03, 2010

Law Enforcement Memorial Week

The Sacramento Police Department and other law enforcement agencies will honor fallen heroes during Law Enforcement Memorial Week, May 3 through May 7, 2010.

The Sacramento Police/Sheriff's Memorial Foundation will hold its 8th annual Remembrance Ceremony on Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at 12:00 p.m., at the memorial site, located at 500 Arden Way. 

On Thursday, May 6, 2010, the annual Candlelight Vigil will be held at the California State Law Enforcement Memorial monument site, located at 10th Street and Capitol Mall.  This event will be held from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The California Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony honors those California Peace Officers who have given their lives providing services to the citizens of the State of California.  On Friday, May 7, 2010, at 10:30 a.m., the 34th annual California State Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will take place at the monument site, located at 10th Street and Capitol Mall.

During this week, officers and members of the community reflect on the sacrifices that have been made while protecting and serving.  Those who paid the greatest price will never be forgotten.   Everyone is welcome to attend these events.

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

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