BC Ferries announced today it is offering complimentary vehicle and passenger travel for all Emergency First Responders attending West Shore RCMP Constable Sarah Beckett’s Memorial Service.
The 32-year-old RCMP officer was killed while on duty in a motor vehicle incident on April 5.
“With 47 terminals around the province, BC Ferries works closely with all police services in B.C. and we sincerely appreciate their support,” said Corrine Storey, BC Ferries’ Vice President of Customer Services.
“This offer is a small gesture to show our support and appreciation for all officers and first responders around the province who work diligently to keep our communities safe.”
Complimentary travel for Emergency First Responders is valid on any BC Ferries route travelling to and from Vancouver Island for the Memorial Service on April 12 and 13.
Officers and Emergency First Responders will be asked to identify themselves to ticket agents by uniform or official ID.
For those travelling to attend the Memorial Service, advance reservations are recommended by calling 1-888-BC FERRY (223-3779).
Constable Sarah Beckett will be laid to rest on Tuesday April 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the Q Centre – 1767 Island Hwy.