For Immediate Release: May 6, 2022
Police Week 2022 Memorial Service
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) will host the Central Virginia Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service on May 16, 2022 as part of National Police Week.
National Police Week recognizes the service and sacrifice of law enforcement and includes special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. National Police Week is scheduled for May 11-17, 2022.
The Memorial Service is a collaborative effort of several organizations dedicated to honoring Virginia’s law enforcement community. Participating agencies include the Amherst County Sheriff’s Office, the Appomattox County Sheriff’s Office, the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, the Liberty University Police Department, the Lynchburg Sheriff’s Office, and the LPD.
The service will be held at the bottom of Monument Terrace on Monday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. In the event of inclement weather, the service will be moved to Court Street United Methodist at 621 Court Street. Chief Deputy Attorney General of Virginia, Chuck Slemp, will be the guest speaker. This event will honor six fallen Virginia officers and recognize law enforcement’s commitment to protecting the residents of our Commonwealth.
Members of the public are encouraged to attend the event. Seating will be available on a first come basis.
What: Central Virginia Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service
Who: Lynchburg Police Department and participating Central Virginia law enforcement agencies
When: Monday, May 16, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Monument Terrace, 313 9th Street, Lynchburg, VA