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Police Officers' Association of Nebraska

2010 Police Memorial Service at the Law Enforcement Memorial in Grand Island

 

Saturday, May 8 the Iron Warriors "Law Ride" will once again have the ride across Nebraska, starting in Omaha and ending up at the memorial.  The Patriot Guard has also announced the Memorial Service as a Mission and will be in attendance at the Service.  Any PD or other  LE agency that wishes to have motor officers at the service are welcome.

Monday May 10th, we will start with coffee and rolls, and a social time for officers and family members attending, at 0900 hours.  There will two bagpipers from the Omaha PD (Nate Keenen and Kevin Griffith) playing before the service and Amazing Grace during the service.  The Omaha World Herald recently featured a story on these two officers and the debut at the memorial service in May NSP Troop C Honor Guard is in charge of presenting the colors this year.  Other Honor Guards from across the state will also be present. Columbus PD Officer Bret Strecker will sing the National Anthem and another selection Lincoln County SO/North Platte PD Chaplain Gary Smith will do the officiating with the prayers and benediction.  Nebraska Lt Governor Rick Sheehy and Secretary of State John Gale will be the keynote speakers and both have RSVP'd for the event.

NSP Trooper Justin Petersen of Waverly will be playing TAPS. Sheriff Jon Zavodil of Platte County SO will read the name of Platte County Deputy Sheriff Christopher Johnson as it is unveiled on the wall.  Deputy Johnson was killed in the line of duty last August in a car crash in Platte County.

If you have any questions, contact Russ Zeeb at RZeeb@sarpy.com , RZeeb@aol.com or 402-681-0929 if any questions or suggestions


 

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