SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sunday night, law enforcement officers from across the state, and the families and friends of those killed in the line of duty gathered at the Capitol to pay tribute.
Ten more names will be added to the state police officer memorial.READ MORE: Ironman Cancels Ironman California 2021 Triathlon Due To Storm Concerns
The sounds of bagpipes echoed through the Capitol Mall.
Through music and prayer, Sunday night’s candlelight ceremony honored of the California Peace Officers who lost their lives in the live of duty in 2018.READ MORE: Updates: Major Storm System Arrives In Sacramento Area
Candles were lit and the names of those killed were read aloud during.
Among them are California Highway Patrol’s Officer Kirk Griess, Stanislaus County Deputy Tony Hinostroza, Newman’s Corporal Ronil Singh, and Sacramento County Deputy Mark Stasyuk.
Tomorrow Capitol Mall will be closed between Tower Bridge and 9th Street as early as 8:30 a.m. for a memorial service open to the public.
Governor Gavin Newsom is expected to speak.MORE NEWS: Will There Be Major Flooding In Sacramento? What You Can Expect From Sunday’s Storm
Each will be memorialized with a bronze plaque on the memorial monument.