Memorial Service for Constable John Zivcic

Photo of Kevin Masterman By Kevin Masterman,
Toronto Police Service
Published at 6:04 p.m., December 9, 2013

Thousands of police service officers, civilian members and members of the public came together at the Toronto Congress Centre to honour the life of Constable John Zivcic. Lieutenant Governor David Onley, Premier Kathleen Wynne, Chief Bill Blair, Superintendent Frank Bergen and Tom Zivcic paid tribute to the officer who died on December 2 after a traffic collision.

A casket in front of a large audience
Constable John Zivcic's flag-draped casket in front of his famiily
A casket in front of a large audience
Eight men holding a flag draped casket in front of a another group
Bagpipers stand on red carpet playing while directed by band leader
The front row of an audience of people
Flowers with inscription "Our forever Blue, Class of 2007-03" along a ribbon
Three lines of men and women in uniform, some holding flags lead ahead of a larger group of officers
One man in Toronto Police uniform overcoat walks along a line of men and women in Toronto Police uniform
One man in Toronto police uniform walks in front of a larger group of men and women in Toronto Police uniform
Men in uniform and in a business suit in and out of focus
Two men in Toronto Police uniform salute and two other men in uniform flank the hood of a hearse
Men and women in uniform stretch out in two lines to horizon
A woman looks down at the police hat she is being given by a man in Toronto police uniform as two other men in Chief's Ceremonial Unit uniform look on
A large Canadian flag hands over a procession of pipers and a police car on a street lined by police officers in uniform
Men and women in uniform march as large Canadian flag hangs over them
Flowers in foreground, a large screen in background
A piper leads a group of people in uniform and casket down a large aisle on red carpet
A man in a business suit with medals on his chest stands at a podium speaking while another man in a Toronto Police uniform stands behind him
A woman stands at a podium speaking
A man in a white robe and clerical collars speaks at a podium
A man in Toronto Police uniform touches a flag draped casket
The front row of a large audience smiles
A front row of a crowd of people in business wear or uniforms smile
A flag draped casket with items on top of pillows
A man in Toronto Police uniform rests his head on a women's shoulder while sitting in the front row of a large audience
Four people on stage behind flag draped coffin. One is playing a keyboard, the next a flute, the next a violin and the last is a singer
A man sits in the front row on a large audience with his head in his hands
Eight men in uniform carry a casket draped in the Canadian flag on red carpet as people look on
Eight men holding a flag-draped casket walk through doorway
A group of men and women