Newfoundland & Labrador Police and Peace Officers' Memorial Association

The 7th Annual Newfoundland & Labrador Police and Peace Officers' Memorial Parade was held at 2:00pm on Sunday, September 27, 2009 at the Confederation Building, St. John's.  View Pictures

Order of Service

1330 hrs Parade Fall In
1400 hrs Arrival of the Vice Regal Party

Opening Remarks and Introduction

· Master of Ceremonies Constable Georgina G. Short, NLPPOMA President, Royal Newfoundland Constabulary
· The Honourable John C. Crosbie, PC, OC, ONL. QC, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador
· The Honourable Shawn Skinner, Minister of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development – Representing Premier Williams and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Opening Prayer - Father William Browne
RNC Padre

First Reading
From the Book of Revelation – Chapter 21: 1-7
Read by Robert Escott, RNCV Association, NLPPOMA Secretary

Hymn – Abide With Me

Second Reading
Holy Gospel According to John – Chapter 14: 1-6
Read by Captain Owen Devereaux, NLPPOMA Treasurer

Reading of the Honour Roll
Police & Peace Officers who lost their lives on duty in Newfoundland & Labrador
Read by Cst. Georgina G. Short, NLPPOMA President

Last Post - Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Minute of Silence

Reveille - Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Laying of Wreaths - Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland &
Labrador, Government Representative and Commanding Officers of the
Various Organizations that are members of the NL Police and Peace Officers’

Homily - Father William Browne
The Lord’s Prayer

Hymn - Amazing Grace

Closing Remarks - Cst. Georgina G. Short

Closing Prayer - Father William Browne

March-Past - The parade will march past the
reviewing stand, which is located in front of the Memorial.

God Save the Queen - Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Ode to Newfoundland - Royal Newfoundland Regiment

O Canada - Royal Newfoundland Regiment

3:00 pm Departure of the Vice Regal Party
Aide-de-Camp Superintendent June Layden escorts His Honour back to his limousine for departure.

March-Off Colour Party

Dismissal of the Parade

Parade Commander Robert Escott (RNC Veterans’ Association)
Parade Sgt. Major Jim Skanes (RCMP Veterans’ Association)

Royal Newfoundland Regiment Band
Director of Music, Captain David Smith, CD
(By permission of Lieutenant Colonel Alex Brennan, CD)

The Royal Newfoundland Regiment Band provides support for Military and Official Government functions throughout the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Band has also represented Canada at official ceremonies in Europe, including Vimy Ridge and Beaumont Hamel in France in 1997, and Mons in Belgium in 1998 where they recreated the Canadian Victory Parade through Mons on 11 November 1918.

This Ceremony is open to the Public and if you have any questions, please email us at [email protected]