Photo/Story Gallery 2003

Trooper’s Memorial Monument Dedicated in Tallahassee

Memorial Monument unveiledOn Friday, February 28, 2003, the Trooper’s Memorial Monument was officially dedicated in Tallahassee during a touching ceremony at the Florida Highway Patrol Training Academy.

Lt. Gov. BroganLieutenant Governor Frank Brogan (shown right), a strong supporter and close friend of the FHP, was the keynote speaker for the event that was attended by several hundred guests.

The Trooper’s Memorial Monument was created in memory of the Patrol’s 37 troopers and one auxiliary trooper who have been killed in the line of duty.


Fred Dickinson

Colonel Chris Knight

Troop H Honor Guard

Colonel Knight watches Attorney General Charlie Crist and Lieutenant Governor Brogan officially unveil the Trooper’s Memorial Monument

Jim and Jo Cox (2nd and 3rd from left) also received a plaque from Colonel Knight for their financial support of the Trooper’s Memorial Monument

Sandy Proctor – the artist who created the monument

Colonel Knight presents plaques to George Steinbrenner and John Sykes (2nd and 3rd from left) in appreciation for funding the Trooper’s Memorial Monument. Jim Russakis, President of the FHP Advisory Council (far left) and Fred Dickinson look on

Mrs. Mary Kay Wilson singing the National Anthem

John Wilson, Fox 13 Tampa, was the Master of Ceremony for the event

Attorney General Crist thanks George Steinbrenner, while Lieutenant Governor Brogan thanks John Sykes for their generosity in funding the cost of the Trooper’s Memorial Monument.

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