Thursday, May 6
About 1,000 people will gather on the north steps of the Capitol to pray and observe the National Day of Prayer. The event coincides with thousands of similar events happening nationwide, with millions expected to participate throughout the country.
The California Peace Officers’ Memorial Foundation is holding a candlelight vigil as part of the two-day 34th Annual California Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony. The CPOMF is a nonprofit foundation that recognizes peace officers who died while on duty. The vigil will take place at the memorial monument at 10th Street and Capitol Mall. The vigil will include remarks from the CPOMF President, a Roll Call of Heroes, music and prayer.
Friday, May 7
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
The California Peace Officers’ Memorial Foundation is holding an enrollment ceremony as part of its two-day 34th Annual California Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony. The ceremony will start with a walk from the Capitol to the Memorial Monument at 10th Street and Capitol Mall and continue with presentations by state representatives and the CPOMF President. The ceremony will conclude with a 21-gun salute, taps and the retiring of the colors.