Flags Lowered for Police & Peace Officers’ Memorial Day

Flags Lowered for Police & Peace Officers’ Memorial Day

September 30, 2018
Flags have been lowered at municipal facilities in honour of Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Day.

The Provincial Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Day was proclaimed by the Government of Alberta in 1999. It takes place on the last Sunday of every September coinciding with the Canadian Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Day ceremony in Ottawa. The first Alberta Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Day ceremony took place on Sunday, September 26, 1999.