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LOS ANGELES COUNTY MEMORIAL TORCH CEREMONY AND TORCH RUN

Friday, May 18 - Sunday, May 20

The Memorial Torch Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 0900 hours at the Hall of Justice located at 211 West Temple Street. The 41st Annual Memorial Torch Run will immediately follow and will continue throughout the weekend (May 18 – 20) covering over 300 miles. During this same week, Avalon Regional Station will be conducting a Memorial Torch Run on the island.
The Torch relay honors the memory of the Peace Officers who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving the residents of Los Angeles County. This years’ Memorial Torch Relay Run will pay tribute to the following:
Recently Fallen:
Deputy Steven E. Belanger, LASD – E.O.W. 2/6/2018
– FALLEN IN THE PAST –

OFFICER MURRAY F. OLSEN
LOS ANGELS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HOSPITALS
E.O.W. 3/9/1975

POLICEMAN FRANK L. COE
LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
E.O.W. 2/11/1921

MOTORCYCLE OFFICER LOUIS ALLISON
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
E.O.W. 3/27/1915

DEPUTY CITY MARSHAL MAURICE W. HALLERAN
VERNON POLICE DEPARTMENT
E.O.W. 11/15/1913

DEPUTY CITY MARSHAL MAURICE W. HALLERAN
VERNON POLICE DEPARTMENT
E.O.W. 11/15/1913
ALL DEPARTMENT MEMBERS (SWORN AND CIVILIAN), OTHER POLICE AGENCIES,
AND FAMILY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY
LEG OF THE TORCH RELAY. SKATERS AND BICYCLISTS ARE ALSO WELCOMED.

THE PACE OF THE RELAY IS APPROXIMATELY 10 MINUTES PER MILE.
FOR SPECIFIC INFORMATION, CONTACT THE COORDINATOR AT THE
SHERIFFS STATION WHERE YOU WISH TO PARTICIPATE.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

SHERIFF’S INFORMATION BUREAU

EXECUTIVE PROJECTS TEAM
(213) 229-1704 OR SIBEPT@LASD.ORG

Details

Start:
Friday, May 18
End:
Sunday, May 20

Venue

Hall of Justice
211 W. Temple
Los Angeles,CAUnited States
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