The Lafayette Police Department will host a Police Memorial Day Ceremony at St Barnabas Episcopal Church, located at 400 Camellia Blvd.

The event will be held on Thursday, May 14th at 6 p.m.

Relatives of officers that have passed away in the line of duty will be in attendance as well as law enforcement officers from surrounding departments.

At 5:30 a police motorcade will leave from the Lafayette Police Department and travel to the St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.

This year's memorial service will honor the memory of 22 Acadiana law enforcement officers whose lives were taken while serving our community.

The public is welcome to attend the memorial service.