FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 2014
POLICE & FIRE MEMORIAL CEREMONY
On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at 9:00 A.M., the Long Beach Police and Fire Departments will pay tribute to members of their department who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty, and the community is invited to attend.
Members of both departments, along with City dignitaries and staff, will honor those individuals who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving the Long Beach community. The service will take place at City Council Chambers, located inside Long Beach City Hall at 333 W. Ocean Boulevard.
The memorial service will include the Pledge of Allegiance, a posting of the colors presentation by Long Beach Police & Fire Honor Guard, an invocation, individual recognition of fallen officers and firefighters, a bagpiper who will perform Amazing Grace, a 21-Gun Salute, a bugler who will perform Taps, as well as remarks by Mayor Bob Foster, Police Chief Jim McDonnell and Fire Chief Mike Duree.
Please join us in honoring these fallen heroes.