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Fallen Officers Memorial Ceremony

Fallen Officer Memorial Ceremony

Undersheriff PatchOn Monday of this week, the Weld County Commissioners presented the Sheriff's Office with a proclamation declaring the week of May 14-20 to be National Weld County Police Officers Week.In 2016 143 brave men and women lost their lives in the performance of their duties. Three were from the state of Colorado:


Trooper Cody James Donahue – Colorado State Patrol
Corporal Nathaniel Alan Carrigan – Park County Sheriff’s Office
Deputy Sheriff Derek Mace Geer – Mesa County Sheriff’s Office

 

On May 18th we will celebrate their memory at the Weld County Fallen Officers Memorial Ceremony at 6:30 pm at Bittersweet Park in Greeley. This ceremony happens every year during National Police Officers Week.

We would love for the Weld County community to join us!

 

The Greeley Police Department Honor Guard will be doing a ceremonial lowering of the flags, and the Weld County Sheriff’s OfficeGroup Honor Guard will be doing a 21 gun salute and taps. There will be guest speakers such as Sheriff Steve Reams, Chief Jerry Garner and District Attorney Michael Rourke and Command staff from different agencies in Weld County will read of all the names of law enforcement personnel who died in the line of duty in 2016.

 

After the ceremony there will be food and refreshments as we enjoy an opportunity to interact with the community that supports us every day.

 

We hope to see you there!
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