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Public Invited to Attend Annual Police Memorial

4/30/2013 2:29:06 PM

Contact: Elizabeth Watts, Public Safety PIO

Clearwater, Fla. - The Clearwater Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 10 and the Clearwater Police Department will host the 32nd Annual Clearwater Police Officer Memorial Service. The service will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 3 at Station Square Park in downtown Clearwater at 612 Cleveland Street.

State Fraternal Order of Police President James Preston will serve as keynote speaker. The ceremony also features a roll call to honor all fallen Florida Police Officers in 2012, a wreath laying and 21-gun salute.

The memorial will honor Clearwater's four fallen officers: Officer Harry L.

Conyers (1967), Officer Peter M. Price (1969), Officer John F. Passer (1970) and Officer Ronald J. Mahony (1977). Additional background for each of these officers can be found at: http://www.clearwaterpolice.org/memorial/index.asp

Congressmen Bill Young and other state and local elected officials and representatives will be in attendance. The memorial is open to the public.