Today, was an emotional day at the Odessa Police Department as two fallen heroes were remembered at sunrise. A wreath-laying ceremony took place early this morning on the 15th Anniversary of their deaths.
Corporal Arlie Jones and Corporal Scott Gardner were killed in the line of duty while responding to a domestic violence call. The wreath will be displayed at the Memorial Statue on the front lawn of the police department until sunset today. If you would like to pay your respects, you are encouraged to stop by the memorial during this time.
On Monday, another wreath-laying ceremony will be held to pay tribute to Abel Marquez, another fallen officer involved in the same incident.