Officers honour colleagues
FOR Acting Senior Constable Shaun Ingenhoven, Remembrance Day is when the community remembers the police officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
“It is a time when I reflect on what I have chosen to do for a living, and to take strength and encouragement from the police family and the wider community,” he said.
“It is a time when we recognise that police officers are merely ordinary people often called upon to do extraordinary things.”
National Police Remembrance Day is on Wednesday.
“It’s a time to remember the colleague who put a hand on your shoulder when times were tough for no other reason than you both wore the suit of blue,” District Officer Inspector Peter Flanders said. He said the day was of vast importance.
Vigil: Police Memorial outside Gladstone Police Station, Yarroon Street, from 7pm tomorrow.
March: From Anzac Park to Star of the Sea Catholic Church 9.45am, on Wednesday.
Service: Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Herbert Street, from 10am Wednesday.
Contact: Sergeant Connie Carris, telephone 4971 3200, or Deborah Porteous, telephone 4971 3207.