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Worcester Police Hold Annual Memorial Ceremony on May 21

By Tom Marino | May 18, 2023
Last Updated: May 18, 2023

WORCESTER – The Worcester Police Department hosts its annual Memorial Ceremony on Monday, May 21, at 9:30 AM.

The annual ceremony at at the flag pole rotary at Worcester Police Headquarters, 9-11 Lincoln Square, honors police personnel who died in the previous year. This annual tradition began¬† in the 1800’s.

Worcester Police Chief Steven Sargent presides over the event, which includes a wreath laying ceremony and traditional  bell-ringing.

The ceremony this year honors the memory of:

  • Chief James Gallagher
  • Sergeant Philip Ohman
  • Police Officer Frank Breton
  • Police Officer Thomas Corsac
  • Police Officer Richard Costello
  • Police Officer Anthony Giustino
  • Police Officer John Kelleher
  • Police Officer Thomas Lessard
  • Police Officer Frank Mercier
  • Police Officer Edward Rodriguez
  • Police Officer Richard Sandberg
  • Police Officer Ann St. Onge

The event is open to the public.

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