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|Address:||South Arm Road, Police Academy, Rokeby, 7019|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -42.906273|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 28th September, 2007|
These plaques replicate those on the National Police Memorial, Canberra and are in memory of those who have died in the line of duty.
Unveiled by His Excellency the Honourable William Cox AC, RFD, ED Governor of Tasmania on Friday, 28th September 2007
In memoriam of police officers who gave their lives while serving the community
These flagpoles fly the flags of each Australian police jurisdiction on Police Remembrance Day. They are also a permanent memorial to the celebration of 100 years of Tasmania Police 1899 - 1999
Police Remembrance Day is held on or close to 29 September which is the Feast Day of St Michael. According to Church tradition, St Michael ( the patron saint of police officers) is the protector of good over evil
"They go to serve in a higher place"