DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Dayton is honoring fallen officers from across the community on Friday at RiverScape MetroPark.

Several streets were closed from 8:30 a.m. until approximately 2 p.m. for the Police Memorial Event. This annual event is held to honor the fallen officers who have served the community across Montgomery County.

In addition, the Riverscape Pavilion will be lit blue from Sunday, May 14 through Saturday, May 20 as part of National Police Week.

The road closures for Friday included the following:

  • Monument Street from Water Street to St. Clair Street
  • Patterson Boulevard from First Street to Monument Street
  • Riverside Drive from White Allen Avenue to Monument Street

A procession began at approximately 10:20 a.m. and the ceremony started at 11 a.m. at the RiverScape Pavilion.