Police Memorial Plaza - Palm Springs CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 33° 49.274 W 116° 30.755
11S E 545106 N 3742441
Quick Description: This Police Memorial is in front of the Police Station on S. Civic Dr in Palm Springs, California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 2/9/2011 7:03:00 AM
Waymark Code: WMAPX2
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
The centerpiece of the Plaza is a bronze sculpture by local sculptor, Jeffery A. Fowler. The sculpture is generally dedicated "To those law enforcement officers that made the ultimate sacrifice" and specifically dedicated:
In memory of
Gale Gene Eldridge
Killed in Line of Duty
Jan.18, 1961

and also:
In memory of
Lyle Wayne Larrabee
Killed in Line of Duty
Jan.1, 1962

The sculpture depicts the open door of a police car with one Police Officer tending to a fellow Officer who has been shot.
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Type of memorial: Monument

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