Remembrance Day Marked

By Kevin Masterman, Toronto Police Service Published: 1:19 p.m. November 11, 2020

The Toronto Police Military Veterans Association held their annual ceremony of remembrance for those members who lost their lives in service to their country.

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Constable Matthew Scarlino reads the names of the Toronto Police fallen from World War I & II
Ceremony of Remembrance on November 11th, 2020 at police headquarters

The ceremony was held at police headquarters on November 11 in front of the tablets inscribed with the names of fallen Toronto Police Service members from World War I and II.

Chief Jim Ramer, Toronto Police Services Board Chair Jim Hart, members of the Chief's Ceremonial Unit and Toronto Police Military Veterans Association gathered for the ceremony laying wreaths, reading out the names of the officers who lost their lives in World War I & II. The ceremony was punctuated by bagpipes, bugler and anthems.

This year, the ceremony was broadcast via a video livestream because of public health measures.

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Chief Jim Ramer lays a wreath in remembrance alongside Staff Sergeant Tyrone Hilton
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