The Oak Ridge Police Department is celebrating National Police Week from May 13-19 with other law enforcement agencies across the nation, and the department plans to host two events on Tuesday, May 15. Everyone is invited, a press release said.
The first event is a Peace Officers Memorial Day Service to honor all law enforcement personnel. The ceremony will be held at the flagpole in front of the Oak Ridge Municipal Building at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The keynote speaker will be Anderson County District Attorney General Dave Clark.
The second event is an awards ceremony, which will begin at 5:30 p.m. inside the Municipal Building Courtroom. Oak Ridge Police Department personnel will be recognized with various certificates, awards, and letters of commendation.
Members of law enforcement agencies in the Anderson and Roane County area are invited to attend both events, along with state and federal law enforcement personnel, local prosecutorial staff, and public officials, the press release said. The public is also invited to attend in support of the Oak Ridge Police Department and law enforcement nationwide.
The Municipal Building is located at 200 South Tulane Avenue in Oak Ridge. For more information on the Oak Ridge Police Department, National Police Week, or the Peace Officers Memorial Day Ceremony, contact ORPD at (865) 425-3504.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
This press release was submitted by the City of Oak Ridge.
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