PEACE OFFICERS MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY
WHAT: Peace Officers Memorial Day Ceremony
WHEN: Tuesday, May 11, 9 a.m.
WHERE: Poncitlán Square Gazebo, 38315 9th Street East, Palmdale (between Avenues Q-9 and Q-10.)
WHO: Palmdale Mayor Steve Hofbauer; Palmdale City Councilmembers; City Manager J.J. Murphy; Los Angeles County Palmdale Sheriff Captain Ron Shaffer; California Highway Patrol Captain Eric Broneer; Warden R.C. Johnson, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation; representatives from the offices of Congressman Mike Garcia, Supervisor Kathryn Barger and State Senator Scott Wilk; Assemblyman Tom Lackey; singer Mark Jullian Garden; tap performed by Gerald Lockwood, and bagpiper Chris Parke.
BACKGROUND: Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week is an observance in the United States that pays tribute to the local, state, and federal peace officers who have died, or who have been disabled, in the line of duty. It has been celebrated since 1962.
PROTOCOL: The City of Palmdale encourages social distancing and facial coverings for all attendees. People may also attend virtually by watching the ceremony on Facebook at City of Palmdale-Government.
INFORMATION: Phone: 661/267-5115