Annual Police Memorial Parade to honor law enforcement Saturday
The sixth annual Police Memorial Parade, which pays tribute to officers killed in the line of duty and celebrates law enforcement, will be at noon Saturday on C Street in Virginia City.
The event will include bagpipers, honor guards, vintage emergency response vehicles, mounted officers, and representatives from various law enforcement agencies.
The parade will also be highlighted with songs by singer Sandy Selby, from the Abbacadabra Abba Tribute Show, followed by songs by retired North Las Vegas Police Officer Bill Flynn. The Cops & Customs Car Show will take place immediately following the parade and is presented jointly by the Museum and Comstock Classic Car Club of Virginia City. Pre-parade entertainment beginning at 11 a.m. on C Street.
For more information about the parade, call the Silver State National Peace Officers Museum at 775-847-7800, or go to http://www.peaceofficersmuseum.org.
The Silver State National Peace Officer’s Museum is located in the historic jail in the Storey County Courthouse in Virginia City. It features a collection of United States law enforcement history dating back to the early 1700s.