Shomrim Society to honor fallen officer

BALTIMORE - Twenty years ago Baltimore Police Department officer Ira Neil Weiner was assaulted, shot and died in the line of duty. Sunday, his death will be commemorated by the Shomrim Society of Maryland.

The Shomrim Society of Maryland was organized to unite members of the Jewish faith in the field of public safety across the State of Maryland. It was founded in 1978 and has since worked to raise awareness and honor officers who pay the ultimate price for ensuring the safety of others.

The special memorial service or officer Weiner will be held at the Oheb Shalom Memoral Park at 1 p.m. Sunday. The park is located at the intersection of Nicodemus Road and Berryman's Lane in Reisterstown.

All members of the community are invited to attend.

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