Date: Friday, September 21, 2022
Victoria, BC – VicPD officers will be establishing road closures and temporary CCTV cameras are being deployed to ensure Sunday’s B.C. Law Enforcement Memorial is a safe and peaceful event.
Police officers and staff from across British Columbia with gather at the Law Enforcement Bastion on the BC Legislature grounds on Sunday, September 25, 2022 for a ceremony that honours those in law enforcement who have given their lives in the line of duty. VicPD remembers six of our own fallen officers at this year’s event.
Road closures will start at 11 a.m. Sunday morning in the area of the B.C. Legislature as members of B.C.’s law enforcement community gather to honour our lost.
Map of road closures for this year’s B.C. Law Enforcement Memorial Event
In an effort to minimize traffic disruption, rolling road closures are planned for this event. Following the 11 a.m. road closure, officers will parade to the B.C. Legislature grounds at 12:30 p.m. and will remain onsite until approximately 2:30 p.m. Both Belleville and Superior streets will be reopened to traffic once the parade group has passed and it is safe to do so. Menzies Street will remain closed for the duration of the event. All roads will be reopened to regular traffic at approximately 2:45 p.m.
As with previous events, we will be deploying our temporary, monitored CCTV cameras in support of our operations to ensure public safety during the event. The deployment of these cameras is part of our operations to help keep this event safe and peaceful and is in keeping with both provincial and federal privacy laws. Temporary signs are up in the area to ensure that the public is aware. If you’ve concerns about our temporary camera deployment, please email [email protected].
Remember that drones are not permitted in the downtown core. The Inner Harbour is an active flight zone for float planes and helicopters. Drones are strictly prohibited under Transport Canada rules.
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