BPD to hold Peace Officer Memorial May 12

April 27, 2021

Fallen Washington County deputy to be honored at ceremony

The Bartlesville Police Department will hold its annual Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony beginning at noon on May 12 — an event held each year during Peace Officer’s Memorial Week (May 9-12) to honor fallen law enforcement officers nationwide.

This year’s ceremony will feature a special tribute to fallen Washington County Deputy Cpl. Kyle Davis, who was killed during an altercation at the Washington County Detention Center on March 25. Davis’ name will be added to the memorial and the Bartlesville Police Department Honor Guard will present a wreath to the Davis family.

“It is always special when we can gather together to honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for all of our protection,” said Police Chief Tracy Roles. “This year will be even more special due to the recent loss of Deputy Kyle Davis while serving the citizens of Washington County.”

The memorial will be held at the Bartlesville Public Safety Complex, just north of the police facility at 615 S. Johnstone Ave. The public is invited to attend. Parking will be available at the Bartlesville Community Center, 300 S.E. Adams Blvd.

“I hope that many will join us as we pay tribute to all of the heroes who have given so much for all of us,” Roles said.