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Frederick to host service for fallen police officers

May 15, 2006

FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick Police Department will host the Annual Police Memorial Service in recognition of fallen law enforcement officers in Frederick County.

The ceremony, held during National Police Week, will be Friday at 10 a.m. at the Weinberg Center for the Arts at 20 W. Patrick St., police said.

The service will include the Frederick Police Department's Honor Guard, a performance of the national anthem, and a bagpipe and wreath ceremony, followed by a performance of taps.

The fallen officers from Frederick County who will be honored are:

  • Steven Kidwiler, Brunswick Police Department

  • Lee R. Merriman, Brunswick Police Department

  • George J. Morris, Brunswick Police Department

  • Phillip L. Van Steinberg, Brunswick Police Department

  • Clyde L. Hauver, Frederick County Sheriff's Office

  • John H. Adams, Frederick Police Department

  • Carroll C. Creeger, Maryland State Police

  • Raymond P. Eicholtz, Maryland State Police

  • William J. Lochner, Maryland State Police

The public is invited to the ceremony. For details, call Genia Smith at 301-631-2718.

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