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Memorial Service for Sgt. Steve Owen
October 13, 2016 at 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Memorial Service – Sergeant Steven C. Owen –
Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Lancaster Baptist Church, 4020 E Lancaster Blvd, Lancaster, CA 93535
**SERVICE IS CLOSED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC** THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT (LASD) WILL PROVIDE A LIVE STREAMING WEB BROADCAST AND A MEDIA POOL CAMERA FEED WILL BE AVAILABLE ON MANY LOCAL NETWORKS.
Although the service for Steve Owen is closed to the general public based on capacity concerns, all law enforcement agencies; current or retired law enforcement officers; agency professional staff members or other classifications; dignitaries, past and present; and other public officials, community leaders, support groups, hospital or medical professionals, first responders, fire department personnel, etc., are welcome and encouraged to attend in person and join us in paying tribute to Steve. In addition, those in the community who were closest to Steve and the family, such as those Steve coached or grew up with, are definitely invited and encouraged to attend!
Please allow ample travel time, due to an expected large volume of traffic and attendees. Expect delays. Carpooling is highly encouraged
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and Owen family will hold a memorial service to celebrate the life, memory, and service of Sergeant Steve Owen. We tragically lost Steve on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, while he was performing his duties in the city of Lancaster, California, protecting the residents of Los Angeles County.
Residents in the Lancaster area should expect road closures and potential delays, primarily between the hours of 6:30 AM and 10:00 AM on Thursday, October 13, 2016. Less significant delays should be anticipated in the afternoon at the conclusion of the service.
The procession will begin at approximately 8:00 AM on Thursday morning, and the potential for intermittent or full closures should be expected on any all the below listed Lancaster area streets, during the indicated times:
- Southbound Sierra Highway to East Avenue M (Columbia Way)
- Eastbound East Avenue M (Columbia Way) to 30th Street East
- Northbound 30th Street East to East Avenue J
- Eastbound East Avenue J to 40th Street East
- Northbound 40th Street East to East Lancaster Boulevard
Public Internet Live Streaming of the event will be provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Video Productions Unit (VPU) to all those outside of the LASD internal data network. The live feed will be available on computers and mobile devices at the following Web addresses:
**These live feed web links are for public or mobile device use ONLY and are not intended to be used by employees inside the Sheriff’s Department (LASD) data network system. A separate viewing link will be provided to LASD employees at a later time. The links will be live on the day of the services.