RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - A memorial to honor Nevada's fallen peace officers has been canceled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The James D. Hoff Peace Officer Memorial Board of Directors made the announcement Monday, March 23, 2020.
The ceremony was scheduled for May 8, 2020 in Idlewild Park.
In a statement, the board said:
For the first time since 1988, there will not be a memorial ceremony honoring Nevada’s fallen peace officers.
This decision is to ensure the health and well-being of the community and our first responders.
The James D. Hoff Peace Officer Memorial will return on Friday, May 7, 2021.
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