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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Memorial Services for Slain Officers on Friday

The memorial service for the four Oakland police officers who were killed over the weekend while trying to protect people in one Oakland's poorest and most violent neighborhoods will be held Friday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Oracle Arena.
Thousands of people are expected to attend.

For people wishing to help the officers' families:

Wire transfers may be made directly to the following Merrill Lynch accounts: The Dunakin Children's Family Trust, Acct. No. 204-04065; The Romans Children's Family Trust, Acct. No. 204-04066; and The Sakai Family Trust, Acct. No. 204-04064. No fund had been set up as of Monday afternoon on behalf of Hege, who had no children.

Individual checks can also be made out to the families and mailed to the Oakland Police Officer's Association, Attn: Rennee Hassna, 555 5th Street, Oakland, CA, 94607. Make checks payable to the Dunakin Children's Family Trust; the Romans Children's Family Trust; Sakai Family Trust.

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