Police Memorial Ceremony to Recognize Fallen Officers
Tuesday, May 03, 2011

When:

Monday, May 16th, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Newman United Methodist Church
On 6th Street, between A and B Streets
Across from the Anne G. Basker Auditorium

Police Memorial Week, this year May 15th through May 21st, honors all United States law enforcement officers who have given their lives to safeguard our rights and freedoms.

On behalf of all law enforcement agencies in our community, I invite you to join us in remembering those officers and showing our appreciation for the sacrifices they and their families have made.

Please join us as law enforcement officers from the Josephine County Sheriff's Office, Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, Oregon State Police, United States Forest Service and Oregon Bureau of Land Management gather to salute their memory on Monday, May 16th, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at the Newman United Methodist Church on 6th Street, between A and B Streets.

Below is a roll call of the law enforcement personnel who have lost their lives while on duty, serving Josephine County.

  • Trooper Burrell Baucom, July 1, 1933
  • Captain (SAR) Emmett J. Blackmun, September 24, 1968
  • Deputy Alice Moran, November 17, 1971
  • Deputy Glenn Allen, November 17, 1971
  • Sergeant Marvin K. Brewster, April 21, 1972
  • Deputy Thomas E. Rice, May 23, 2002
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Download Memorial Handout

This document can be printed on 8.5x11" paper and cut in half to make a handout for spreading the word about the memorial ceremony.





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