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News Release
Deputy Justin DeRosier Memorial Update - 04/19/19

*For Immediate Release*


April 19, 2019




Cowlitz County Sheriff Brad Thurman and the DeRosier family are humbled and thankful so many want to support and participate in this day honoring Deputy DeRosier.


Because parking is extremely limited and high vehicle congestion is expected; please plan ahead. 


The Memorial will be held at:

The Earle A. & Virginia H. Chiles Center at the University of Portland

5000 North Willamette Boulevard

Portland, OR 97203


Offsite parking with security for law enforcement and the public will be available at:

Port of Portland - Terminal Two

3556 NW Front Avenue

Portland, OR 97210


Round-trip shuttle service between Terminal Two and the Chiles Center will be provided.  Shuttle service hours will run from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  The shuttles will stop during the Memorial and will resume shuttle transportation after the Memorial concludes.  Shuttle services will end about two hours after the Memorial concludes.


The Memorial begins at 1 p.m.  Doors open at 11:00 a.m.  Please allow plenty of extra time for parking, security screening to include metal detectors and bag searches.


For those wishing to show their respect to Deputy DeRosier and the DeRosier family by standing along the procession route, further detail will be released Monday, April 22.


There will also be local venues sharing the broadcast of the Memorial Service.  Those confirmed locations are:

New Life Church                                     and                              Kelso High School

2441 42nd Avenue                                                                       1904 Allen Street

Longview, WA 98632                                                                 Kelso, WA 98626


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