The City of Mountlake Terrace Police Department is hosting a Police Memorial ceremony and department open house on Tuesday, May 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mountlake Terrace Police Station, 5906 232nd Street S.W.
This family event begins at 6 p.m. with a color guard ceremony and the placing of a wreath at the base of the flagpole in front of the station in honor of fallen police officers. The open house will follow and goes until 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
Police Department personnel will include detectives, K-9, traffic, code enforcement and crime prevention. There will be tours and photo opportunities with patrol cars and in the jail cell. Police chief Greg Wilson and others will also be available to answer questions and give some insight into what goes on at a police department.
Pet licenses will be available for purchase by anyone unable to do so during regular lobby hours. Come by and visit the adoptable pets, perhaps even take one home.
The memorial ceremony and open house coincides with the federally-designated Peace Officers’ Memorial Day on May 15 and National Law Enforcement Appreciation Week May 13-19.