National Police Remembrance Day on September 29 marks the
day the South Australia Police Service stops to honour its
officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
One of the most important days on the policing calendar,
National Police Remembrance Day is a time for members of the
Service and the community to remember, honour and say 'thank
you' to the dedicated men and women who have died whilst on
A memorial Service is held at Fort Largs Police Academy each
Police officers, staff and members of the public are
encouraged to pay tribute by wearing a blue ribbon.
National Police Remembrance Day, first commemorated in 1989,
is held each year on September 29 or the nearest working
day, in memory of police officers killed in the performance
of their duty. A total of 61 local police officers
have lost their lives in the performance of their duty since
1838 when the South Australia Police was formed.
Police Remembrance Day is observed on September 29 as it
marks the Feast of the Archangel, St Michael, who was always
BUT will be held on the 28th of September this
... forever in our
Police Remembrance Day
Police invites you to attend the National Police
Memorial Service, to honour those police
officers who were
killed in the performance of their duty.
At 11 am
Light refreshments will be served at the conclusion of
Enquiries to SAPOL Special Events Officer, telephone