For Immediate Release: 5/16/2018 1:23 pm
The annual Worcester Police Memorial Ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 20th at 9:30 AM. The ceremony will take place at Worcester Police Headquarters at the flag pole rotary.
The ceremony honors retired members of the Worcester Police Department who passed away in 2017. The tradition has been carried on since the late 1800’s. The event coincides with National Police Week held in Washington D.C.
Chief Steven M. Sargent will preside over the ceremony. The event will include the traditional bell-ringing and wreath laying ceremony.
This year, the Worcester Police Department will honor the memory of:
Chief John F. Coakley
Deputy Chief Carlo J. Genatossio
Patrolman Allan S. Bjorkman
Patrolman Ernest H. Favulli
Patrolman Edward I. Jessie
Patrolman Raymond M. Kary
Patrolman Michael M. Mazzola
Patrolman Frank A. Hopkins
Patrolman Robert W. Piltzecker
Patrolman Andrew J. Sluckis
The public is encouraged to attend the memorial ceremony.