Honoring Those Who Have Fallen

May 02, 2014  
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Honor Guard carrying the American Flag during the Police Memorial Day ceremonies on May 1, 2014

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office held their annual Police Memorial Day Ceremony on the front steps of the Police Memorial Building on Bay Street. Mayor Alvin Brown joined Sheriff John Rutherford and many other city officials for the May 1 ceremony to honor the lives of Jacksonville's 60 fallen officers and their families.

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During the ceremony, Mayor Brown presented a proclamation declaring May 1, 2014 as "Jacksonville Police Memorial Day," and the week of May 11-17, 2014 as "National Police Appreciation Week." The ceremony also included remarks from Sheriff Rutherford, a Final Roll Call, a twenty-one gun salute, missing man formation flyover, and much more.

To learn more about the 2014 Police Memorial Day events, visit www.JaxSheriff.org.