BAKERSFIELD - Kern County Sheriff's Office is hosting a memorial ceremony in honor of National "Peace Officers' Memorial Week" Thursday.
The Kern County Board of Supervisors proclaimed the week of May 12 through May 16, 2014 as Peace Officer Memorial Week in Kern County.
This is a time we set aside to remember and honor all law enforcement personnel who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their communities. During this period of observance, deputies will be wearing black mourning bands over their badges and flags at Sheriff's Office facilities will be flown at half-staff.
They are paying homage to members of the Sheriff's Office who have lost their lives in service to the people of Kern County. The ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 15th at 10:00 am at the Sheriff's Office Memorial Monument at Sheriff's Headquarters, 1350 Norris Rd. in Bakersfield.
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