Public Invited to Annual Police and Fire Memorial Ceremony Today

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Community members are invited to attend the Annual Police and Fire Memorial Ceremony on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. The service will take place at the foot of Chestnut Avenue, south of Broadway, near Long Beach City Hall.

Long Beach Police and Fire Department personnel, along with city dignitaries and staff, will honor those individuals who made the ultimate sacrifice with their lives while serving the community in Long Beach.

The memorial service will include the Pledge of Allegiance led by Long Beach Search and Rescue, a posting of the colors presentation, a 21-gun salute by the Long Beach Police Honor Guard, an invocation, individual recognition of fallen officers and firefighters, a bagpipe performance of Amazing Grace, Taps performed by a Long Beach Police Officer, as well as remarks by Police Chief Robert Luna and Fire Chief Mike Duree.

All are welcome to attend.

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