|2012 Law Enforcement Memorial Service|
|Tuesday, 30 April 2013 12:41|
Law Enforcement Memorial Service
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! National Police Week, which occurs each year in May , recognizes the service and sacrifice of U.S. Law Enforcement. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. There are approximately 900,000 law enforcement officers serving in communities across the United States, including the dedicated members of the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office.
The 2013 Law Enforcement Memorial will be held on Monday, May 6, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. on the front steps at the Sheriff’s Office. This memorial will recognize those Law Enforcement Officers killed in the line of duty in the year 2012.
Order of Service
Presenting of the Colors-OCSO Honor Guards
Hoisting of the Flag – Capt. Gary Bell/Sgt. Brian Hagan
Pledge of Allegiance – Undersheriff Noel Stephen
Opening Invocation – Chaplain Joe Bishop
God Bless America –Mike Brooks
Recognition of County & City Officials – Sheriff Paul C. May
Remarks – Sheriff Paul C. May & Police Chief Denny Davis
Reading of Names – Capt. Gary Bell
Flag Lowered to Half Staff – Capt. Gary Bell/Sgt. Brian Hagan
Taps – Okeechobee High School Band
Benediction – Chaplain Joe Bishop
Dismissal & Thanks – Sheriff Paul C. May
This memorial is open to the public and we’d like to encourage everyone to attend.