This silhouette sculpture is an additional memorial to four fallen officers that were serving teh community of Mayerthorpe, Alberta. This sculpture is found on the east side of the information centre, the Fallen Four Memorial is found on the west side.
This sculpture is dedicated to four Royal Canadian Mounted Police members who were killed in the line of duty on March 3, 2005.
Across the park, you will find this memorial dedicated to the fallen four with individual sculptures dedicated to each of the officers that were slain that day.
The four officers included Constables Peter Schiemann, Leo Johnston, Anthony Gordon and Brock Myrol.
Peter Schiemann, 25, was a member of the Mayerthorpe detachment of the RCMP. He was born at Petrolia, Ont.
Upon completion of training at "Depot" in Regina, Saskatchewan, on November 27, 2000, he was posted to "K" Division, Alberta, at Mayerthorpe.
Leo (Lionide) Johnston, 32, was from Owl River, Alta.
He joined the force in 2001 at Lac La Biche, Alberta. He was posted to Mayerthorpe.
Anthony Gordon, 28, was a member of the Whitecourt detachment of the RCMP. He was born at Edmonton, Alta., raised in Red Deer, Alta., and joined the force there.
Upon completion of training at "Depot" in Regina, Saskatchewan, on October 15, 2002, Gordon was posted to "K" Division, Alberta, at the Whitecourt Town Detachment.
Brock Myrol, 29, had been on the job less than three weeks when he was shot and killed. Days after graduating from the RCMP training academy in Regina, Myrol began his work in Mayerthorpe, Alta.
Myrol was born in Outlook, Sask. and raised in Red Deer, Alta.