The Stanislaus County Peace Officer Memorial was scheduled for May 5, 2020 but due to the Coronavirus breakout, the event had to be cancelled. The state and national memorials were also cancelled.
Members of the Honor Guard planned impromptu posting and half staff the flags at the memorial at Lakewood Memorial Park to honor our fallen officers.
By coincidence Law Enforcement Piper George Harcrow had planned to go to the memorial himself and play the pipes for the fallen.
On meeting, the Honor Guard and Piper gave a beautiful tribute to our fallen brothers of Stanislaus County.
Modesto Police Honor Guard and Law Enforcement Piper George Harcrow.
Retired Modesto Police Sergeant and current Modesto City Council Member Doug Ridenour pays tribute to the Fallen Officers of Stanislaus County.
The Peace Officer Memorial Group challenge coin reverse pays tribute to the Stanislaus County Peace Officer Memorial.
The left granite monolith lists the 19 names of Stanislaus County Peace Officers who were killed in the Line Of Duty.
The center granite monolith reads as follows:
"Blessed are the Peacemakers for
they shall be call the sons of God"
THIS PLACE BE NOW DEDICATED TO
THE PEACEMAKERS. THE UNIFORM
IS TORN, THE FRAGILE FLESH
DEPARTED. BUT GOD SAVES THE
SPIRIT, HOLDS IT CLOSE TO HIS
HEART AND DIVIDES IT AMONG US.
TO CARRY ON...
Stanislaus County Peace Officers Association 1988
The bronze plaque at the bottom gives the names of the ten known line of duty deaths at the time of the memorial dedication.
The right granite monolith is blank. We pray it remains that way.