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Ventura County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony
5/3/2016 3:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Ventura County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony

Report Number:



Ventura County Government Center ' 800 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura, California

Date & Time:

May 19, 2016, 10:00 a.m.

Unit(s) Responsible:

Sheriff's Administration









The Peace Officers Association of Ventura County (POAVC) will be presenting the 2016 Peace Officer's Memorial event at the Ventura County Government Center. The public is invited to attend. The event will start at 10:00 a.m. at the Peace Officer's monument located near the west government center entrance on Victoria Avenue.


Family members of Ventura County fallen peace officers will be in attendance, as well as representatives from all county area law enforcement agencies.


The event will honor all Ventura County law enforcement officers who have given their lives in the line of duty. A ceremonial procession will begin the event. The event will also include the reading of the names of each fallen peace officer, a 21-gun salute by the Sheriff's Honor Guard, the symbolic riderless horse, and a helicopter formation fly-over.


A video message on this year's event by Sheriff Dean can be viewed at   For more information on the POAVC, visit


Prepared by: Captain Garo Kuredjian

Media Release Date: May 3, 2016

Follow-Up Contact: Captain Garo Kuredjian (805) 797-6322

Approved by: Captain Inglis