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17-March-2015
17-March-2015

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Russell Byers / Peter F Williams

The Memorial commemorates those who have been killed on duty or have died as a result of their duties and recognise the police contribution to the Australian community. The $2.4million memorial was jointly funded by the Australian Government (through the Australian Federal Police), State and Territory Police Services and Police Federation of Australia

More than seven hundred police officers have been killed on duty or have died as a result of their duties since the advent of policing in Australia. The first recorded police death on duty was Constable Joseph Luker of the Sydney Foot Police in 1803.

 

Location

Address:Wendouree Drive, Kings Park, Parkes, 2600
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.29915
Long: 149.144022
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal
Monument Designer:Fairweather Proberts (Brisbane, QLD)
Link:http://www.nationalcapital.gov.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 29th September, 2006
Source: MA,NC
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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