Peace Officer Memorial Friday at Reno's Idlewild Park - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video -

Peace Officer Memorial Held at Reno's Idlewild Park

Posted: Updated:

Nevada law enforcement officers who gave their lives in the line of duty were honored in Reno Friday morning.

Channel 2's Mike Alger sang ‘Beneath the Badge' at the 26th annual James D. Hoff Annual Peace Officers Memorial in Idlewild Park.

At the ceremony, plaques were added to the memorial to honor Washoe County Lieutenant Glenn Barnes and Elko County Deputy Denny van Lawrence.

Several law enforcement from different agencies in Nevada also received survivors' plaques.

Governor Brian Sandoval and Senator Dean Heller were in attendance – along with a representative from Senator Harry Reid's office.

This memorial was dedicated in 1988, after James D. Hoff -- a Reno police officer who was killed in the line of duty in 1979.

Then on Saturday - the fourth annual Police Memorial Week parade will be held in Virginia City at noon on C Street on the Comstock.

The parade will include bagpipes, color guards and officers on horseback, motorcycle and other law enforcement vehicles.

  • Today's Top StoriesMore>>

  • Teen in Custody in Sparks Deadly Stabbing Case

    Teen in Custody in Sparks Deadly Stabbing Case

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:28:51 GMT
    Sparks Police are looking for the suspects in a deadly stabbing Monday night in the 400 block of 11th Street.More >>
    Sparks Police are looking for the suspects in a deadly stabbing Monday night in the 400 block of 11th Street.More >>
  • Senior Fest 2014 Helps Thousands of Seniors

    Senior Fest 2014 Helps Thousands of Seniors

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-09-02 20:59:01 GMT
    As many as five thousand seniors gathered today at Reno Town Mall to take part in the 19th annual Senior Fest. More >>
    As many as five thousand seniors gathered today at Reno Town Mall to take part in the 19th annual Senior Fest. More >>
  • Senior Fest 2014 Health Screenings

    Senior Fest 2014 Health Screenings

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:52:44 GMT
    Today until 2 p.m. at theReno Town Mall (4001 S. Virginia Street, Reno.)Senior Care Plus is offering free Health screenings for those 50 years of age and older regardless of your health care provider.Flu shots, Shingle shots, are just a few of the options that will be available.Again, those services are free!Swing by and check outSenior Fest 2014.More >>
    Today until 2 p.m. at theReno Town Mall (4001 S. Virginia Street, Reno.)Senior Care Plus is offering free Health screenings for those 50 years of age and older regardless of your health care provider.Flu shots, Shingle shots, are just a few of the options that will be available.Again, those services are free!Swing by and check outSenior Fest 2014.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.