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. 20120501-062
Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Law Enforcement Memorial Events

The Sacramento Police Department, and other law enforcement agencies, will honor our fallen heroes during several Law Enforcement Memorial events taking place between Thursday, May 3 and Monday, May 7, 2012.

The Sacramento Police/Sheriff's Memorial Foundation will hold its 10th Annual Remembrance Ceremony on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at 12:00 p.m., at the memorial site, located at 500 Arden Way. 

On Sunday, May 6, 2012, the Annual Candlelight Vigil for the 36th Annual California State Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will be held at the monument site, located at 10th Street and Capitol Mall.  This event will be held from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

On Monday, May 7, 2012, at 10:30 a.m., the 36th Annual California State Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will take place at the monument site, located at 10th Street and Capitol Mall. The California Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony honors those California Peace Officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting and serving our communities.

All three of these memorial events are open to the public. 

Road closures and noise advisement:

Thursday, May 3, 2012, at approximately 12:30 p.m., there will be a twenty-one-gun salute to honor the fallen officers at the Sacramento Police/Sheriff's Memorial located at 500 Arden Way.

Sunday, May 6, 2012, 10th Street between L and N Streets will be closed to vehicle traffic from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Monday, May 7, 2012, Capitol Mall will be closed between the Tower Bridge and 9th Street from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 10th Street will be closed from L to Q Streets from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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

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