The 27th Annual Police Memorial Service was held on May 11, 2009, in Tallahassee at the State Capitol. Law enforcement officers from all across the state gathered to honor the memory of their fellow officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. The solemn ceremony on the steps of the Old Capitol followed a parade through downtown Tallahassee. The Florida Highway Patrol's Troop H Honor Guard along with their counterparts from numerous other state, county, and city law enforcement agencies around Florida participated in the memorial march. Governor Charlie Crist, Lt. Governor Jeff Kottkamp, Attorney General Bill McCollum, Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink, Commissioner Charles Bronson, HSMV Executive Director Electra Bustle, FHP's Colonel John Czernis, several members of HSMV’s Executive Leadership Team and various dignitaries and commanders from state, county, and local law enforcement agencies were present.
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In the Line of Duty