Additional Venues Planned for Slain Officers Memorial
Santa Cruz residents who cannot make it to San Jose for a memorial
on Thursday in honor of two police officers killed last week can watch a live
broadcast of it at the Kaiser Permanente Arena, police said.
There will be no tickets required for viewing the memorial
broadcast at the arena, and seating will be first come, first served, police
Local community television and news stations have also said they
will carry the procession and memorial service live on their stations, and
KSBW will stream it live on their website, according to Deputy Chief Steve
The memorial service for Detective Sgt. Loran "Butch" Baker and
Officer Elizabeth Butler was moved to San Jose's HP Pavilion to accommodate
an expected large crowd.
Baker, 51, and Butler, 38, were fatally shot Tuesday by a criminal
suspect, Jeremy Goulet, 35, while trying to interview him about a misdemeanor
sexual assault in Santa Cruz.
Goulet was later gunned down in a shootout with
Limited transportation will also be provided to the memorial
service at the HP Pavilion.
Details of how to access the buses, provide by
the City of Santa Cruz, is pending, Clark said.
The memorial service will take place at noon at the HP Pavilion,
with a procession scheduled to depart Santa Cruz for San Jose at 8:45 a.m.
The procession will travel up Ocean Street from the beach area to state
Highway 17, Clark said.
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