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Maryland State Police News Release

Governor Will Join Maryland State Police To Honor Fallen Heroes

(PIKESVILLE, MD) – Governor Larry Hogan will join Colonel William Pallozzi and police survivor families to honor state troopers who have given their lives in the line of duty at the annual Maryland State Police Fallen Heroes Ceremony.

The ceremony will honor the 43 state troopers who made the ultimate sacrifice serving in Maryland and two troopers killed while on active military duty in World War II.  Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen will be honored during the unveiling of a new memorial honoring members of the Office of the State Fire Marshal killed in the line of duty.

Speakers will include Governor Hogan, Colonel Pallozzi, State Fire Marshal Brian Geraci, and Major Joseph Lanzi, Jr., the son of a Maryland State Police Fallen Hero.  Major Lanzi currently serves as a surgeon in the US Army.

In addition to the families of Fallen Heroes, the event will be attended by current and retired state troopers and deputy state fire marshals, there to honor their fellow troopers and deputy.

WHAT:          MARYLAND STATE POLICE FALLEN HEROES CEREMONY

WHEN:          FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018   11:00 A.M.

WHERE:       MARYLAND STATE POLICE HEADQUARTERS

FALLEN HEROES MEMORIAL (QUADRANGLE)

1201 REISTERSTOWN ROAD

PIKESVILLE, MD

CONTACT:    Greg Shipley – Office of Media Communications – 410-653-4236

Maryland State Police Fallen Heroes Memorial

 


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