Calgary, AB,

Police escort for officer killed in the line of duty

A formal procession will occur tomorrow to escort the body of Sergeant Andrew Harnett, from the Medical Examiner’s Office to the funeral home. Arrangements, including the date, for the official funeral are still being made and will be shared as soon as they are available.

At approximately noon, on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, the Calgary Police Service Skye Boat and Honour Guard, accompanied by officers from the Traffic Section, will depart the Medical Examiner’s office enroute to the funeral home. The procession will travel east along Memorial Drive, from Bowness to Forest Lawn, where members of the public are welcome to join employees from the Calgary Police Service, who will line the route to pay tribute to our fallen officer.

All COVID-19 health and safety protocols must be followed, including maintaining two meters distance between all attendees.

For those who are unable to attend in person, the event will be livestreamed through the Calgary Police Service You Tube channel.

Calgarians are advised to expect brief disruptions to traffic in the area and are asked to please find alternative routes. We thank you for your patience and understanding.

No one will be available for interviews during this event.