This year, organizers of the annual Missouri Law Enforcement Candlelight Vigil and Memorial Service will hold the traditional ceremonies on April 30 and May 1. The 2021 Candlelight Vigil will be held at the Law Enforcement Memorial on the north side of the State Capitol at approximately 8 p.m. on April 30. The Memorial Service will take place at 10 a.m. on May 1.
The names of eight law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty during 2020 have been added to the memorial’s Wall of Honor in advance of this year’s ceremonies, as well as eight historical names whose line of duty deaths have been confirmed through recent research. In honor of Missouri Law Enforcement Officers, the Missouri State Capitol dome and Missouri Law Enforcement Memorial will be lit blue on Friday
2020 Line of Duty Deaths