BPD holding ceremony to honor officers who lost their lives in line of duty

Posted at 6:47 AM, May 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-18 09:47:35-04

As part of National Police Week, the Bakersfield Police Department will honor the men who lost their lives in the line of duty.

On Thursday morning, the police department will hold a ceremony in front of BPD headquarters. That ceremony is set to start at 7 a.m.

Later Thursday, the department will host a county-wide ceremony at the Kern County Peace Officers' Memorial at 1415 Truxtun. That memorial is set to begin at noon.