The community gathered this week to pay tribute to fallen police officers.
Central Oregon Community College students, faculty and staff gathered on May 14 in Wille hall for the fourth annual Police Memorial Service for Fallen Officers. The event was hosted by the Criminal Justice Club and was open to the public and the community. At the event, Bagpiper, John Pierson performed Amazing Grace for the audience. The Bend Police Honor Guard presented the memorial wreath before everyone bowed for a moment of silence. The service also included the Bend Police Honor Guard presenting the colors, a wreath lying, and honored guest Interim Chief Jim Porter from the Bend Police Department.