Police Department News

The Winston-Salem Police Department, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, the Kernersville Police Department and the North Carolina Highway Patrol in Forsyth County are joining forces to commemorate National Law Enforcement Week, being observed May 12-17. The week honors those officers who have been killed or injured in the line of duty.

An opening ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 12, in Hanes Auditorium in the Salem Fine Arts Center at Salem College. WXII News anchor Cameron Kent will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Mayor Allen Joines will read a proclamation and a roll of officers killed in the line of duty will be read. The winners of the law enforcement poster contest in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County schools will also be recognized.

A memorial service to remember fallen officers in Forsyth County is scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, May 15, at Pinedale Christian Church, 3395 Peters Creek Parkway.

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