The week of May 14-20, 2023, has been designated as National Police Memorial Week. This week is set aside to recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement that have been killed in the line of duty.
On May 18th, 2023, 10:00 am, at Sunset Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home (6801 East Highway 80, Odessa, TX), the Odessa Police Department and the Midland Police Department will hold a memorial service to honor fellow officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. OPD and MPD will also honor the officers who lost their lives in the line of duty the past year in Texas.
The public is encouraged to replace their porch lights with blue bulbs beginning Sunday, May 14th through Saturday, May 20th to honor all police officers who have been killed in the line of duty.