2019 Fallen Police Officer Memorial
DATE: May 21, 2019
CONTACT: Officer Crystal McCoy
NATURE: 2019 Fallen Police Officer Memorial
The Chief of Police would like to announce the Aurora Police Department’s 2019 Fallen Police Officer Memorial. We will be honoring the lives of the following Aurora Police Officers who died in the line of duty:
Patrolwoman Debra Sue Corr EOW 6/27/81
Patrolman Thomas Dietzman Jr. EOW 8/16/85
Agent Edward Hockom EOW 9/21/87
Agent Michael Del Thomas EOW 9/30/06
Police Officer Doug Byrne EOW 3/26/07
Additionally, we will be honoring the lives of all of the Colorado Fallen Officers that have died in the line of duty since May of 2017 which include:
Las Animas County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Matthew Troy Moreno EOW 12/12/18
Colorado State Patrol Corporal Daniel H. Groves EOW 3/13/19
The public, law enforcement agencies and families of the fallen, as well as media are invited to attend this ceremony. The ceremony will include the Aurora Police Honor Guard, Jake Schroeder singing the National Anthem, and a Blue Rose Presentation by Brotherhood for the Fallen.
The ceremony will take place on Tuesday May 21, 2019 at noon until approximately 1:30 p.m. in the Memorial Courtyard of the Aurora Municipal Center (AMC) Campus.
We ask all attendees to plan ahead for weather, parking and extended periods of time for standing as limited seating is available.
The media is asked to contact Officer Crystal McCoy at [email protected] if they are planning on attending. Interviews will be provided at the end of the ceremony.
Media Relations Unit
Note **PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN DATE DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. THE NEW DATE IS TUESDAY MAY 21ST AT NOON.**