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Media Alert:  Fallen Officer Honored for Their Ultimate Sacrifice

May 06, 2013

For more information:
Nanette Schimpf, APR, CPRC
(850) 224-0174 (office)
(850) 528-2639 (cell)

Tallahassee, Fla. – The Florida Sheriffs Association is holding a memorial ceremony to pay tribute to our fallen officers. Last year marked the first event at the Memorial Wall – it has become an anticipated and compelling annual event. May is a month dedicated to remembering those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the safety of our citizens; please join us to pay respects to these officers, their families and law enforcement colleagues.

Names being added to the Memorial Wall:
·         Brevard County Deputy Barbara Pill – end of watch March 6, 2012, cause of death: gunfire
·         Broward County Deputy Christopher Schaub – end of watch September 26, 2012, cause of death: motorcycle accident
·         Clay County Detective David White – end of watch February 16, 2012, cause of death: gunfire

WHO:  Sheriffs, local community leaders, policymakers, FSA members & staff

WHERE:  Memorial Wall at the Florida Sheriffs Association Headquarters, 2617 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32308

WHEN:  Monday May 6, 2013, 1:30 p.m. EST

SPEAKERS: Attorney General Pam Bondi, FSA Executive Director Steve Casey, FSA President and Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton, Washington County Sheriff Bobby Haddock

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