Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony

Event Sponsor: 
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Event Date: 
May 6 2022 - 8:00am to 11:00am
Event Area: 
Capitol Building
Event Location: 
1st Floor Rotunda - Entire Rotunda
Location Area: 
inclement weather location
Event Type: 
Public Event
Expected Attendance: 
101 - 500
Add'l Information: 
Web Page With Event Information: Event Detail: This annual event will be held on Friday, May 6 at 10:00 a.m. We will honor law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. This year, two Iowa State Patrol Troopers will be added to the memorial – Sergeant Jim Smith #462 and Trooper Ted Benda #313. This event is open to the general public, but is typically attended by inductee families, law enforcement agencies, DPS staff, state agency representatives and media. Current students in the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy also attend annually.