BRPD announces Law Enforcement Memorial Day plans
BATON ROUGE - Police announced a memorial service to honor law enforcement killed in the line of duty will be held in downtown Baton Rouge Friday.
The ceremony will take place at the Peace Officers' Memorial Plaza, located on the west side of the City Hall Building, 222 St Louis St. At 10:00 a.m., according to the Office of the Chief of Police.
The Mayor's office said May 16th is Law Enforcement Memorial Day and City-Parish flags will be at half mast on Thursday and Friday in memory of those who have given their lives to protect and serve.
Officials said the event is sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Baton Rouge Lodge #1 and all law enforcement and general public are invited to attend.