On 29 September, we will pause to remember the Victoria Police employees who have passed away over the past 12 months.
About National Police Remembrance Day
National Police Remembrance Day is held on 29 September every year.
This date honours the dedicated police officers who have died serving their community. It also allows Victoria Police and the community to pay their respects to Victoria Police employees who have lost their lives over the last 12 months through illness or other circumstances.
2022 National Police Remembrance Day services
National Police Remembrance Day was commemorated on Thursday, 29 September 2022 with a metropolitan march and service.
Regional services were also held across the state.
Wall to Wall Ride for Remembrance
The Wall to Wall Ride for Remembrance is an annual event. It is a national ride from police memorials around the country to the National Police Memorial in Canberra.
Riders head to Canberra's National Police Memorial to remember their mates who have fallen.
Raise money for Police Legacies
The Wall to Wall Ride for Remembrance raises money for Police Legacies across Australia.
Victoria Police Memorial
The National Police Remembrance Day Melbourne service is held at the Victoria Police Memorial.
Opened in 2002 the Victoria Police Memorial is situated in Kings Domain Gardens, Melbourne.
It stands as an ongoing dedication and reminder of the service provided by those killed in the line of duty.
Visit the Victoria Police Memorial
Closest tram stop: St Kilda Road and Grant Street (Police Memorial) – stop number 17 (available via routes 3/3a, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67 and 72).
Ongoing welfare and support
Memorial services can make us feel a range of emotions, especially when honouring a tragic loss of life. Ongoing welfare and wellbeing support is available.
Current or former Victoria Police employees
- mental health and wellbeing information and resources
- referral support.
Beyond Blue offers advice and support for mental health concerns.
Reviewed 11 January 2023