May 06, 2022

Law enforcement memorial ceremony set for May 18

Posted May 06, 2022 5:19 PM

Salina Post

In recognition of those law enforcement personnel who have given their lives in the line of duty, the Salina Police Department will conduct a memorial ceremony May 18.

Four Salina officers have given their lives in the line of duty, according to information from the department. They are as follows.

Officer John Stonebraker on Feb. 12, 1917

Officer Tom Carson on Nov. 29, 1920

Officer Olney E. Eaton on May 31, 1942

Officer Jerry R. Ivey on June 13, 1975

The ceremony, part of National Police Week, May 15-21, is scheduled for 8 a.m. May 18 in Jerry Ivey Memorial Park, 2465 Edward Street. The ceremony is open to the public. Refreshments will be provided following the ceremony.

In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the First Southern Baptist Church, 2401 S. Ohio Street.