On Wednesday May 18, 2016, the Dallas Police Department will hold services honoring the 2016 Police Memorial Day. This event recognizes the sacrifices made by Dallas Police officers as well as other officers who have given their lives in the performance of their duties. Listed below are the order of events and a brief description of the service.
- 11:50 AM – March to the Memorial Griffin St. at Young St. to Griffin St. and Akard St.
All former or current police officers, family and/or friends and citizens are invited to join the Dallas Police command staff, honor guard, salute team and other dignitaries in marching from Griffin and Young Street to the Police Memorial site at Akard and Young Street. Free parking will be available in Lot-E located at 600 Memorial Street (Memorial and Hotel).
- 12:00 Noon – Dallas Police Memorial Service – Young St. and Marilla St.
Service includes a performance by the Dallas Police Choir, the reading of the “Roll Call of Honor”, 21-gun salute, Taps and a fly over by the Dallas Police Helicopter. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the lobby of Dallas City Hall located at 1500 Marilla.