Montana Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony May 8th
On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, all current and former Montana law enforcement officers will be honored, with a special tribute to those men & women who have lost their lives in the line of duty protecting us.
The yearly ceremony rotates around the state (last year it was in Havre), and this year will be hosted by the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office, Bozeman Police Department, and the Montana Highway Patrol to honor Deputy Mason Moore who was killed last year on May 16th outside of Three Forks.
Here's a schedule of this year's Montana Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony.
10:00-11:00 a.m. Honor Guard will be posted at the memorial sites near Three Forks for local officers who have been killed in the line of duty:
Broadwater County Sheriff’s Deputy Mason Moore – Highway 287
Trooper David DeLaittre – Montana 2
The public is invited to stop at the sites and pay their respects.
10:30 a.m. A marked procession of law enforcement vehicles will start near Wheat Montana, then go past both memorials and through Three Forks. The public is invited to watch the procession.
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Ceremony at the Commons at Baxter and Love. The public is encouraged to attend.
All local law enforcement agencies are participating in the ceremony and 500-700 people are expected to attend, including law enforcement agencies from around the state.
The National Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony is at the National Peace Officer’s Memorial in Washington DC on May 15. Mason Moore’s family, Broadwater County Sheriff Meehan, and members of the Broadwater County Sheriff’s Office will be attending.