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‘Blue Lights’ Poster Honours Abbotsford Cst. John Davidson

On November 6 2017, Constable John Davidson, of the Abbotsford Police, was shot and killed in the line of duty. The family was devastated, the Abbotsford Police Department was shocked, and the law enforcement community felt the loss of another officer killed protecting his community. This tragedy

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Presentations Made to Families & Agencies of Fallen Heroes

One of the goals of the Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Ribbon Society is to foster a continued relationship between a fallen officer’s family and that officer’s agency. In the past, when as officer was killed in the line of duty, the family was sometimes forgotten about

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Memorial Ribbon Society’s First Fundraiser a Huge Success

The Police & Peace Officers’ Memorial Ribbon Society hosted their first fundraiser on Saturday August 18, 2018 at the Imperial Theatre in Vancouver. The Society partnered with Bristol Records, who brought in the Country Strong Tour with Top 20 Billboard country artist Rod Black and Top 40

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Thank You to Our Volunteers

As a charity, the Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Ribbon Society relies on volunteers as our presence at different events, memorial ceremonies and funerals, as well as to run the Society’s operations behind the scenes. Our volunteers often travel long distances and have weathered everything from heavy

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Memorial Ribbon Society to Host Country Strong Tour Gala Fundraiser

The Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Ribbon Society will be hosting ‘The Country Strong Tour Gala’, an evening of country music with artists Rod Black and Hillbilly Vegas, on August 18 at the Imperial Theatre in Vancouver. Monies raised will go towards the Memorial Ribbon Scholarship, which

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Gofundme Campaign for Society Translator Daniel Bedard

Over the last 15 years, the French translation of the Memorial Ribbon Society website has been performed by Daniel Bedard from Quebec. We recently received the sad news that Daniel is in the hospital with lung cancer and is not expected to survive the next few months.

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Fourth Annual Blaine “Honor Always” Memorial Ceremony – May 24, 2018

The Fourth Annual “Honor Always” Memorial Ceremony will take place in Blaine, WA on May 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm. The ceremony will take place at the Blaine Sector Headquarters of the US Border Patrol, 2410 Nature’s Path Way, Blaine, WA. Uniformed guests are expected to participate

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Memorial Ribbon Society Supports National Police Memorial TV Project

A national TV special is being produced to honour fallen police and peace officers in Canada. The title of the production is “Honour the Fallen” (“Nos Disparus” en francais) and is scheduled to air in mid-May. This will be an amazing special and a great awareness piece

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Weyburn Constable Runs Marathon for Mental Health

Cst. Jeff Bartsch of the Weyburn Police Service in Saskatchewan is an avid runner. He has taken his passion and runs road races, marathons and half marathons for mental health awareness. What is unique about Cst. Bartsch’s runs is that he does it in his full police

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Fishing For Fallen Heroes Raffle a Harley Davidson

This year the Fishing For Fallen Heroes fishing derby has partnered with the North American Game Warden Museum to raffle off a brand new Harley Davidson 115th Anniversary Street Glide Special! All proceeds from the raffle will be split between the Museum and the Police and Peace

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New Memorial Ribbon Society Website

The Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Ribbon Society today launched its redeveloped website, at www.memorialribbon.org. Fully bilingual, the site is dedicated to remembering all Police and Peace Officers in Canada who have died while serving their communities. The Society’s blue and black Memorial Ribbon has become recognized

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Support for Dallas Law Enforcement

On July 7, 2016 five police officers were shot and killed in Dallas Texas. This is the second worst tragedy where so many officers died, with September 11th 2001 being the worst. Although the Ribbon is a Canadian Symbol we have worn it for our Brothers and

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US Border Patrol Hosting 2016 Honor Always Memorial Ceremony

The US Border Patrol will be hosting the 2016 Honor Always Memorial Ceremony in Blaine, Washington on Thursday, May 26 at 2:00 pm. A few Canadian officers will also be honoured at the event. View an invitation and RSVP information for law enforcement (PDF) .

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Nov. 2014 Memorial Ribbon Society Newsletter Now Available

The Aug. 2014 edition of the Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Ribbon Society newsletter is now available as a PDF. To receive the Society’s quarterly newsletter by email, see Subscribe to Society News.

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Aug. 2015 Memorial Ribbon Society Newsletter Now Available

The Aug. 2015 edition of the Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Ribbon Society newsletter is now available as a PDF. To receive the Society’s quarterly newsletter by email, see Subscribe to Society News.

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Ribbon Becomes Official Canadian National Symbol for Honouring Fallen Heroes

Over the past year the Police & Peace Officers’ Memorial Ribbon Society has been working on making the Ribbon the official Canadian national symbol for honouring and remembering our fallen heroes. The Society signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Canadian Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Inc.

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Dec. 2014 Memorial Ribbon Society Newsletter Now Available

The Dec. 2014 edition of the Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Ribbon Society newsletter is now available as a PDF. To receive the Society’s quarterly newsletter by email, see Subscribe to Society News.

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Dec. 2015 Memorial Ribbon Society Newsletter Now Available

The Dec. 2015 edition of the Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Ribbon Society newsletter is now available as a PDF. To receive the Society’s quarterly newsletter by email, see Subscribe to Society News.

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Aug. 2014 Memorial Ribbon Society Newsletter Now Available

The Aug. 2014 edition of the Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Ribbon Society newsletter is now available as a PDF. To receive the Society’s quarterly newsletter by email, see Subscribe to Society News.

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Mar. 2014 Memorial Ribbon Society Newsletter Now Available

The Mar. 2014 edition of the Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Ribbon Society newsletter is now available as a PDF. To receive the Society’s quarterly newsletter by email, see Subscribe to Society News.

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