Annual Police Memorial Ceremony
Police Memorial Week, May 12th through May 18th, 2013, honors all law enforcement officers throughout the United States who have given their lives to safeguard our rights and freedoms.
On behalf of all law enforcement agencies in our community, I invite you to join us in remembering those officers and showing our appreciation for the sacrifices they and their families have made.
Please join us as law enforcement officers from the Josephine County Sheriff's Office, Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, Oregon State Police, and Oregon Bureau of Land Management gather to salute their memory on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Newman United Methodist Church on 6th St., between A St. and B St.
Below is a roll call of the law enforcement personnel who have lost their lives while on duty, serving Josephine County.
Trooper Burrell Baucom, July 1, 1933
Captain (SAR) Emmett J. Blackmun, September 24, 1968
Deputy Alice Moran, November 17, 1971
Deputy Glenn Allen, November 17, 1971
Sergeant Marvin K. Brewster, April 21, 1972
Deputy Thomas E. Rice, May 23, 2002