Lakeland Police are going to participate in the candlelight vigil organized by citizens in honor of slain Officer Arnulfo Crispin. The Lakeland Police Department appreciates the outpouring of condolences and well wishes for Officer Crispin. The Candlelight Vigil will be held from 7:30 to 8:30 pm on December 21, 2011, in front of the Lakeland Police Department. Massachusetts Avenue will be shut down during this time period. Chief Lisa Womack will speak briefly to those present.
The police vehicle driven by Officer Crispin has been placed in front of the Lakeland Police Department. Citizens in the community are invited to place flowers and other momentos on the vehicle in honor of Officer Crispin.
Candles for this vigil are not being provided to the public by the Lakeland Police Department.
Funeral arrangements for Officer Crispin are still being finalized. They will be released as soon as they are available.
- posted by Sergeant Terri Smith