Tampa Police Department Remembers Heroes

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WHAT: 2013 Tampa Police Memorial Ceremony

WHEN: Tuesday, May 7th, 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Tampa Police Downtown Headquarters, 411 North Franklin Street, Tampa

Mayor Bob Buckhorn, Chief Jane Castor and the Tampa Police Memorial Committee will pay tribute to their fallen officers and their family members on May 7th with a 21-Gun Salute, Taps and Flyover by the Tampa Police Aviation Unit, Riderless Horse and Bagpipes. The public is invited to join the men and women of the Tampa Police Department as they honor the 31 officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty during the history of the Tampa Police Department. The Officer Down Memorial Page has information on in- the-line of duty police deaths www.odmp.org.

In the line of duty deaths are up in 2013 compared to the same time last year.