Monday, May 9, 2011

Here Is The Schedule Of Events For The Annual Police Memorial

The eighth Annual Police Memorial will be held on Tuesday, May 10 at 9 a.m. outside of the FLITE building on the Ferris State University campus.

Here is the schedule of events:

Opening Ceremony
  • Police Column and Formation
  • Police Pipers, Honor Guard, K-9 Protector and Rider-less Mount
Pledge of Allegiance by Hunter Jacobs of Big Rapids Middle School

Welcome by Ferris vice president for Administration and Finance Jerry Scoby

"Solemnity of the Moment" by Police Chaplain, Pastor Jon Fleming

Remembering our Fallen Heroes:
  • Memorial history by Peter Jaklevic, Mecosta County Prosecutor
  • Reading of the Names by 1st Lt. Andrea Nerbonne, Michigan State Police
  • Remembering Officer James Bonneau by Chief Matt Heins, Jackson PD (introduced by Jackson PD retiree, Kevin Courtney)
Lowering of the Flag and the Placing of the Wreath

21 Gun Salute and Taps

Helicopter Flyover by USCG Air Station Traverse City

Irish Blessing sung by BRMS Choir

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