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May 17

Police Memorial Service

Posted on May 17, 2016 at 8:11 AM by Communications Department

Tonight at 7:30 PM, the Newport News Police Department will hostmemorial_SC the annual Police Memorial Service with U.S. Attorney Dana Boente, the 60th U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, as the keynote speaker. Each year the event coincides with National Police Week and serves as a way to honor and remember those officers who paid the ultimate price.

Since 1919, the Newport News Police Department has had 11 officers killed in the line of duty. Please join us as we remember those officers, honor the family they left behind and salute those who continue to wear the shield and keep us safe.

The memorial service will be held in front of Police Headquarters, located at 9710 Jefferson Ave. and is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served following the service.