The annual service honors the five Garden Grove police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. The memorial is open to the public.
This year, the program will feature guest speaker, Officer Shaun Sandoval from the San Bernardino Police Department. Officer Sandoval was a first responder to the December 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino. He is also a former Garden Grove Police Department Explorer, Community Service Officer, and cadet. The program will also include a helicopter fly-over.
The ceremony includes the ringing of the Memorial Bell, 21-gun salute, riderless horse, and formal presentations to the surviving families. The Bolsa Grande High School Concert Choir will perform musical selections in honor of the occasion.
For details on the memorial, please contact the Garden Grove Police Department at (714) 741-5901.