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Title
California Peace officer Memorial Monument
Date Created and/or Issued
04/12/1988
Contributing Institution
Center for Sacramento History
Collection
Center for Sacramento History Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
This picture appeared in the Sacramento Bee May 14, 1988 The California Peace Officer Memorial Monument stands next to the state library building. Sculpted by Vic Riesau of Big Bear Lake. Riesau was with the Los Angeles County Shefiff's Department for 23 years before he retired to become a sculptor in 1977. The sculpture depicts an 1880's sheriff, a 1930's motorcycle officer and a modern police officer complete with helmet. Another part of the monument depicts a woman and child holding a folded flag. The Sculpture was dedicated May 17, 1988
Type
Image
Identifier
D43D6D38-33F4-462A-A936-656550271841
1983/001/SBPM00436

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