The Akron Police Departmentís annual Police Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. May 7.

The event that honors officers lost in the line of duty will be held at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge at Wolter Park.

Police will also have a ceremony in front of the police department at 1 p.m. May 9. The event will honor former Patrolman Russ Long, who was paralyzed following an on-duty crash in 1991 and died last year.

Long is also being honored and his name will be inscribed on the National Memorial on May 15 as a part of National Police Memorial Day and National Police Memorial Week May 12-17 in Washington D.C.