LAPD honors 238 officers killed in the line of duty


The Los Angeles Police Department honor 238 officers killed in the line of duty, including a special tribute to officers who passed away as the result of complications from COVID-19.

The ceremony featured traditional Police Honors; the “missing man” formation helicopter fly-over, the rider less horse, a solo bugler playing Taps and a time-honored “End of Watch Broadcast.” Family place a long-stem rose near their loved one’s name plate at the newly renovated Memorial Wall.

Chief Michel Moore will also announce the inclusion of fifteen officers who passed away in 1918/1919, as a result of the Spanish Influenza.

A Los Angeles Police Department riderless horse at a memorial ceremony to honor the 238 LAPD officers killed in the line of duty over the years, held at LAPD headquarters on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in Los Angeles, CA.

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LAPD color guard at a memorial ceremony held at LAPD headquarters.

LAPD color guard at a memorial ceremony held at LAPD headquarters.

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LAPD Rifle Volley presents 21-gun salute at a memorial ceremony to honor the 238 LAPD officers.

LAPD Rifle Volley presents 21-gun salute at a memorial ceremony to honor the 238 LAPD officers, held at LAPD headquarters.

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Choung Ja Lee, 5th from left, mother of fallen officer Nicholas Lee and other family mill members at a memorial ceremony

Choung Ja Lee, 5th from left, mother of fallen officer Nicholas Lee and other family mill members at a memorial ceremony to honor the 238 LAPD officers killed in the line of duty over the years held at LAPD headquarters on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in Los Angeles, CA.

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Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore, left, Flo Speck and Mayor Eric Garcetti at a memorial ceremony.

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore, left, Flo Speck and Mayor Eric Garcetti at a memorial ceremony, to honor the 238 LAPD officers killed in the line of duty over the years, held at LAPD headquarters on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in Los Angeles, CA.

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Family members of fallen officers assembled a memorial ceremony to honor the 238 LAPD officers killed in the line of duty

Family members of fallen officers assembled a memorial ceremony to honor the 238 LAPD officers killed in the line of duty over the years. Ceremony was held at LAPD headquarters on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in Los Angeles, CA.

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LAPD officers at a memorial ceremony.

LAPD officers at a memorial ceremony.

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Joleen Olivia Salinas, 3, granddaughter of fallen officer Joe Rios, places flower at the memorial monument after a ceremony

Joleen Olivia Salinas, 3, granddaughter of fallen officer Joe Rios, places flower at the memorial monument after a ceremony to honor the 238 LAPD officers killed in the line of duty over the years, held at LAPD headquarters on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in Los Angeles, CA.

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