Law Enforcement Memorial

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

Attendees will include command staff, executives, and members of Pinellas County law enforcement agencies as well as local elected officials.

The annual memorial remembers those in Pinellas County law enforcement who have died in the line of duty since 1905.

Speakers include Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri and Commissioner Janet Long, chair of the Pinellas County Commission. Assistant Chief Deputy Sean Jowell will serve as the Master of Ceremony.

The observance begins at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

The observance will be held in front of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff’s Administration Building located at 10750 Ulmerton Road in Largo.

In addition to the slated speakers, the event will feature a roll-call of the 25 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty in Pinellas County since 1905.

There will be a wreath-laying at the Memorial stone, as well as “Taps,” a 21-gun salute, and the traditional bagpipe rendition of “Amazing Grace” by Deputy Ashley Hunt.

Media is invited to cover. Please contact the Sheriff’s Public Information Office at (727) 582-6221 for further information.


Posted by Tuesday, May 9, 2017 8:49:00 AM Categories: Events

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