Date of release: May 2, 2018
The public is invited to the annual Peace Officer Memorial Service scheduled for 11 a.m. on Monday, May 7, 2018 in front of the Peace Officer Memorial Monument at the McCracken County Courthouse, 301 South 6th Street in Paducah.
The service is held every year during Peace Officers' Memorial Week and is sponsored by the Jackson Purchase Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #15. A reception will immediately follow the ceremony.
Monday, May 7, is the first day of Peace Officer's Memorial Week. It is the day chosen to join together in remembrance, honor, and thanks to the men and women who have devoted themselves to preserving our freedoms with their lives.
From 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on May 7, 7th Street between Washington and Clark Streets and Clark Street between 7th and 8th Streets will be closed to vehicular traffic.