"The Texas Peace Officers’ Memorial Committee combines the voice of the surviving families of a Fallen Peace Officer with the strength of our great State and our statewide law enforcement agencies, associations and organizations. Our mission is not only to plan and facilitate an annual Memorial event to honor their sacrifice but to also be a source of the latest information concerning each Texas Peace Officers Line of Duty Death as they occur."
The 2019 Texas Peace Officers Memorial Service and Candlelight Vigil is around the corner. These services will be held in Austin, Texas at the State Capitol. The following information is for your consideration in making plans for your individual department to attend these activities.
Below is information regarding each ceremony and specific information for those that wish to participate in the events.
2019 Rid for the Fallen
The 18th Annual Ride For The Fallen will be held on May 4th, 2019. We will be returning to Cowboy Harley-Davidson Austin for registration and escorted ride to the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial to pay tribute.
2019 Candlelight Vigil
The Candlelight Vigil will be held at the site of the Texas Peace Officers Memorial Monument on the northeast side of the Capitol. This event will be on Sunday May 5th, 2019 at 8:00 pm.
2019 Peace Officers Memorial
The Peace Officers Memorial will be held on Monday May 6th, 2019 at the south steps of the Capitol. The event will begin with a procession that begins on the Congress Avenue Bridge at about 10:30am. The procession will consist of Color Guard Teams, Motorcycle Officers, law enforcement motorcycle groups, and a combined Pipe and Drum Corps. If you wish to be involved with any of these groups please see the specific instructions below.
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