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Tuesday May 3rd, 2016 :: 07:25 a.m. PDT


21-gun salute part of Today's Police/Fire Memorial Ceremony, 9am-10am; Neighbors may hear noise near City Hall

All are welcome to attend the Annual Police and Fire Memorial Ceremony on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The ceremony begins at 9:00 a.m. The service will take place at the foot of Chestnut Avenue, south of Broadway, near Long Beach City Hall.

A 21-gun salute is included in the ceremony and nearby residents may hear loud or resounding discharges between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.

LBPD & LBFD 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 a Long Beach Police explorer, posting of the colors presentation, an invocation, a 21-gun salute and Taps by the Long Beach Police Honor Guard, individual recognition of fallen officers and firefighters, and a bagpipe performance of Amazing Grace, as well as remarks by Police Chief Robert Luna and Fire Chief Mike Duree.

400 W Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802

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Non-emergencies: 562-435-6711

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