The region's dedicated police officers put their lives on the line to protect the community and now it's our turn to say thanks, pause and remember.
The public is invited to attend services and marches throughout TNQ on September 29 to remember officers who have died in the line of duty as part of National Police Remembrance Day.
Local officers, including administration staff, police liaison officers, specialist officers and dog squad officers will attend the memorial services throughout the region.
The following services will be held in TNQ:
Cairns NPRD Memorial Service: Cairns Regional Council, Spence Street, Cairns, starting at 10am.
Cassowary Coast Memorial Service and March: Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Rankin Street, Innisfail, starting at 10am.
Mossman / Port Douglas Memorial Service: St Augustine’s Catholic Church, Grogan Street, Mossman, starting at 10am.
Tablelands Memorial Service and March: Abundant Life Church, Walsh Street, Mareeba, starting at 10am.
Thursday Island Memorial Service and Vigil: St Andrew’s Uniting Church, Douglas Street, Thursday Island, starting at 10am.
Weipa Memorial Service: St Luke’s Church, Central Avenue, Weipa, starting at 10am.
The Queensland Police Service’s record of deceased officers is split into three lists, all of officers on the lists died while on duty between 1859 and 2013.