BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Sheriff’s Office held its annual Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony on Thursday.
The ceremony began at 10 a.m. and pays homage to members of the sheriff’s office who have lost their lives while in service. The ceremony was held at the Sheriff’s Office Memorial Monument at KCSO’s headquarters at 1350 Norris Road. The ceremony was open to the public.
This week is Peace Officer Memorial Week. KCSO says deputies will be wearing black mourning bands over their badges in observance. Flags at KCSO facilities will be flown at half-staff.