KPD Invites Community To Honor Fallen Officers

The Kokomo Police Department shall commemorate Fallen Officers Memorial Day with a ceremony to honor those who have given the supreme sacrifice as law enforcement officers. The ceremony shall be conducted on Friday, May 11th, 2012, at 1:00p.m., in Council Chambers, City Hall, Kokomo, Indiana.

The Kokomo Police Department shall pay homage to all officers with particular attention to Officer George A. Berryman and Officer Thomas W. Lannon. Officer Berryman was killed in the line of duty on November 26th, 1953, in response to the investigation of a domestic violence incident. Officer Thomas W. Lannon died in the line of duty on August 22nd, 1877, when shot in the back at the train station by an individual whom he had previously arrested.

The Kokomo Police Department extends an invitation to each member of the community to join in this solemn tribute. Anyone with questions or requesting information about Fallen Officers Memorial Day is asked to contact Major Brian Seldon at (765) 456-7284.