Law enforcement officers, elected officials, public dignitaries, family survivors, and the general public are invited to join together on Friday, May 2, 2014, to remember the 36 Montgomery County law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty over the past 130 years. The Memorial Ceremony will begin at 11:00 A.M. preceded with a procession of officers, retirees, and cruisers arriving at the ceremony site at Riverscape at 10:50 A.M. The guest speakers will be Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Executive Producer William Erfurth of the documentary series, “Heroes Behind The Badge.” The family survivor speaker will be Angela Osborne, niece of fallen Montgomery County Sheriff Deputy Randall K. Richter.
(ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS & DIRECTIONS ON REVERSE SIDE)
Free parking is available at the former Patterson Career Center parking lot, 441 River Corridor Drive for all law enforcement personnel, command staff personnel, elected officials, and government leaders. A complimentary luncheon for law enforcement officers, retirees, and family survivors will follow the ceremony at the Antioch Shrine, 120 East First Street.
Command Staff members: Assemble at Temple Israel parking lot, 130 Riverside Drive, to lead the procession of officers walking on foot to the ceremony site. Please arrive by 1025 hours to assemble for the procession. Seating will be provided for police chiefs and directors in a designated section at the Riverscape Pavilion.
Elected Officials / Government Leaders: Free, limited parking is available at 441 River Corridor Dr. Seating will be provided in a designated section at the Riverscape pavilion. Follow the walking path off the cul-de-sac that leads to Monument Avenue & Riverscape.
Uniformed law enforcement officers / honor guard members / Pipes & Drum Corps / Mounted Patrol: If walking in the procession, arrive no later than 1025 hours and assemble in the Temple Israel parking lot, 130 Riverside Drive for the procession. If driving a marked cruiser in the procession, cruisers must check-in at the Temple Israel parking lot, 130 Riverside Drive, and will be staged for the procession. Uniform of the day is your department’s dress uniform or Class “A” uniform (long sleeve uniform shirt, uniform pants, and hat). Seating will be provided for all officers at the Riverscape Pavilion.
Family Survivors: If you wish to ride in the procession, free parking will be available at the PMI Parking Garage, 300 Harries Street, and you will be shuttled to the procession staging area at Temple Israel in designated vans. If you wish to observe the procession, the viewing area will be along Riverside Drive north of Monument Avenue. Seating will be provided in a designated section at the Riverscape Pavilion.
Law Enforcement Retirees / non-uniformed officers / F.O.P. members: If walking in the procession, free parking will be available at 441 River Corridor Drive, and you will be shuttled to the procession staging area at Temple Israel. Please arrive no later than 1025 hours to assemble at Temple Israel for the procession. If not walking in the procession, proceed west on Monument Avenue to the Riverscape Pavilion. Seating will be provided in a designated section. Dress is business attire.
General Public: Parking is available at meters and area paid parking lots. The general public is welcome to view the procession travelling south on Riverside Drive from Temple Israel to west on Monument Avenue to the Riverscape Pavilion. The general public is welcome to attend the Officer Memorial Ceremony. Free seating is provided behind the uniformed officers and family survivors.