This is to advise the media that Chief of Police Cathy L. Lanier and the Metropolitan Police Department will host the 30th Annual Memorial Service in honor of Washington Metropolitan area law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. The Fraternal Order of Police DC Lodge #1 Auxiliary sponsors this annual event. This year, we will honor six officers and two civilians who made the ultimate sacrifice. Leonard “Bud” Doggett, founder of HEROES, Inc, will be among those honored.
Members of the news media are invited to attend
WHEN: Monday, May 11, 2009
TIME: 11:00 AM
LOCATION: Front of the Henry J. Daly Building
Washington Area Law Enforcement Memorial Fountain
300 Indiana Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001(In the event of inclement weather, the service will be held
at 441 4th Street, NW)
CONTACT: Sergeant Arthur Butts (202) 727-4218
Motorists are advised that starting at 6:00 am on the day of this event, Indiana Avenue, NW, between 4th and 5th Streets, as well as D Street between 3rd and 4th Streets will be closed to both public and police parking to allow for street cleaning prior to the service. Only vehicles participating in the ceremony will be allowed to park in these areas.