FedEx Field to Hold Moment of Silence for Fallen Officer
Funeral arrangements have been set for Off. Adrian Morris, but on Saturday, FedEx Field will honor the fallen officer in their own way.
Prince George's County Police announced that Off. Adrian Morris, who died in the line of duty on Aug. 20, will be honored with a moment of silence at FedEx Field Saturday.
At 4 p.m. before the Redskins game, FexEx field will remember Morris, who died Monday when the vehicle he was driving veered off the roadway and crash into a ditch. Morris and his partner Off. Michael Risher were pursuing two suspects who were allegedly involved in a theft in Laurel.
Risher was injured as well, but was later released from the hospital.
His funeral is set for Tuesday, Aug. 28 at Woodstream Church, 9800 Lottsford Road in Mitchellville, at 10 a.m. Internment will immediately follow the services at 1 p.m. in Lakewood Memorial Park Cemetary in Davidsonville.
Family, friends and others will gather to celebrate his life afterwards at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #89 in Upper Marlboro.
Since Morris' death was made public, other police agencies, local officials and citizens from around the Metro area have offered their condolences to the family and officers of Prince George's County's police force.
For those wanting to help assist Morris' family, a memorial fund has been set up in his memory. Please make checks payable to "FOP 89" and write "Officer Adrian Morris Fund" in the memo line.
Donations may be sent to:
Officer Adrian Morris Fund
c/o PGPD District VI
4321 Sellman Road
Beltsville, MD 20705
Questions can be directed to Cpl. Gerald Knight #2525 or Captain Kara Lloyd #2078 at District VI, 301-937-0910.