Lassen Family Services announces annual Wreath Laying Ceremony

In a solemn and moving event, Lassen Family Services invites the public to join in its annual Wreath Laying Ceremony from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22 at the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office, 1415 Sheriff Cady Lane.

The annual event honors regional law enforcement officers — Lassen County Sheriff Deputy Larry Griffith, Susanville Police Officer Robert McElrath and Modoc County Sheriff Deputy Jack Hopkins — all of whom lost their lives to domestic violence.

Lassen County Under Sheriff Alan Dowdy, left, Lassen County Sheriff Dean Growdon and Susanville Mayor Kevin Stafford hang wreaths for fallen officers deputy Larry Griffith, officer Robert McElrath and deputy Jack Hopkins during the 2018 ceremony. File photo