Public funeral service for Sgt. Dennis Moore will be held at RiverLakes Community Church

Posted at 10:19 AM, Aug 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-14 14:23:15-04

UPDATE (08/14 11:12 a.m.): On Thursday, August 17, 2017, the California Highway Patrol will be participating in a procession for fallen Bakersfield Police Sergeant Dennis Moore. 

Starting at approximately 8:00 am, the following roadways will be affected: Panorama Drive, southbound Union Avenue, State Route 178, westbound State Route 204, State Route 99, westbound Olive Drive, and southbound Calloway Drive. 

Later in the morning, the following roadways will be affected: Calloway Drive, Hageman Road, Knudsen Drive, Olive Drive, southbound State Route 99, westbound Hosking Avenue, northbound Wible Road, eastbound Panama Lane.

You can expect traffic delays on these roads during these time on Thursday August 17th. 


UPDATE (08/14): In the obituary for the late Sergeant Dennis Moore it was revealed he died from a "sudden heart attack". 

There were several attempts made to try and resuscitate the sergeant, however those attempts failed and he was pronounced dead. The sergeant died surrounded by his loved ones. 


Funeral services for Bakersfield Police Sergeant Dennis Moore, who passed away Wednesday morning, will be held Thursday.

Police officials say a police procession will begin at 8 a.m. at Greenlawn Chapel on River Boulevard. The public service for Moore will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at RiverLakes Community Church on Calloway Drive.

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Moore, 47, died while getting ready for work after officials say he suffered a major medical event. His passing has been ruled a line of duty death.

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Moore is survived by his wife and three children. He was a 20 year veteran of the Bakersfield Police Department.