Chief of Police
|Oxnard Police Department
R. Jason Benites
OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
|INCIDENT:||Oxnard Police Department Memorial Ceremony|
|DATE/TIME:||Wednesday, May 11th, at 10:00 a.m.|
|LOCATION:||Third Street/”C” Street, City of Oxnard|
|PREPARED BY:||Commander Eric S. Sonstegard|
|CONTACT PERSON &
|Sergeant David Villanueva (805) 385-8300 firstname.lastname@example.org|
On Wednesday, May 11th, the Oxnard Police Department will honor their seven (7) fallen officers with their 12th annual Oxnard Police Department Memorial Ceremony. Held in conjunction with the National Police Week each May, the ceremony pays tribute to Deputy Constable Andrew McNaughton, Constable William E. Kelley, Officer Albert Gasperetti, Officer Frederick John Clark, Senior Officer John Adair, Officer Jim O’Brien, and Officer James Jensen who all gave their lives in service to their community.
Law Enforcement fatalities have seen a marked increase in the first four months of 2011 as sixty-seven (67) officers have lost their lives across the country compared to fifty-seven (57) at the same time last year.
The public is welcome to attend the ceremony that will be held directly outside the Oxnard Police Department near the intersection of Third and “C” Streets. Those community members wishing to attend are asked to park in the parking garage located at the corner of Third and “B” Streets and arrive before 10:00 a.m.