CMC joins with others to honor fallen officers

The SLO County Peace Officer Memorial – Warden Elvin Valenzuela far right.

The SLO County Peace Officer Memorial – Warden Elvin Valenzuela far right.

By Lt. Monica Ayon, AA/PIO

California Men’s Colony

The California Men’s Colony (CMC) joined with other local law enforcement agencies in San Luis Obispo County to honor fallen officers during the 2014 Peace Officer Memorial held at the Mission Plaza in downtown San Luis Obispo. Warden Elvin Valenzuela was accompanied by Chief Deputy Warden Josie Gastelo, several members of the CMC Administration and the CMC Honor Guard rifle team.

CMC Honor Guard Rifle Team with CMC Honor Guard Commander, Lieutenant Robert Tompkins, on the far right

CMC Honor Guard Rifle Team with CMC Honor Guard Commander, Lieutenant Robert Tompkins, on the far right

PEACE OFFICER MEMORIAL 4

CMC Honor Guard Rifle Team 21 Gun Salute

Lt. Robert Tompkins, the CMC Honor Guard Commander, had the honor of coordinating and directing the commands for the multi-agency honor guard for the 22nd straight year. PEACE OFFICER MEMORIAL 3CMC is honored to be a part of the noble and long-standing tradition of honoring our fallen brothers and sisters.

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2 Responses

  1. Sgt. T.Lariba Tuesday, June 17, 2014 / 5:38 pm

    Great job team! Looked sharp and represented as always.

  2. SGT David Lopez Sunday, June 15, 2014 / 9:41 pm

    Salute goes out to the Professional Honor Guard Team members from CMC, Outstanding!

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