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Ventura County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony
4/21/2017 3:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Ventura County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony


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

Date & Time:

May 11, 2017, 10:00 am

Unit(s) Responsible:

Sheriff's Administration






The Peace Officers Association of Ventura County (POAVC) will be presenting the 2017 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


News Release Date:

April 21, 2017


Media Follow-Up Contact:

Captain Garo Kuredjian, 805-797-6322



Approved by:

Assistant Sheriff Eric Dowd