Michele Anderson, Public Safety Communications Manager
Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 2:41 p.m.
Honoring all officers who have died in the line of duty in the State of Washington, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, Spokane Police Department and other regional law enforcement agencies welcome members of the community and media to attend the 32nd Annual Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ceremony.
The ceremony will take place Tuesday, May 7 at 11:30 a.m. at the Public Safety Building located at 1100 W. Mallon Ave.
As of this year, there will be 327 names engraved on the memorial, with the additions of:
In 2017, a new K-9 Memorial was dedicated honoring all K-9s who died or were killed in the line of duty in Washington. There are 24 names engraved on this memorial.
On the evening before, Monday, May 6 at 8 p.m., a Candlelight Ceremony will also take place at the memorial. This is open to the community as well.
The Spokane Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Project is a non-profit that relies strictly on donations for the upkeep and maintenance of this memorial. Donations may be made out to LEOMP, and mailed to 924 W. Sinto Ave. Spokane, WA 99201-2540.
Officer John O'Brien