The Spouses of the RCMP are asking you to Wear Red on Tuesday April 12, 2016, the date of her Regimental Funeral, in support of fallen RCMP Officer, Sarah Beckett, who tragically lost her life in the line of duty on April 5, 2016.
Constable Beckett leaves behind a husband and two very young boys.
“It is with great sadness that we must embark on another WearRed campaign, we in the RCMP family would like to say how truly grateful we are for the outpouring of love and support with our previous WearRed campaigns in June of 2014 and January, 2015. Red was worn across our great nation and worldwide. Our officers and their families felt and appreciated your love and support. We thank-you from the bottom of our hearts for making such tragic times in our lives a little less lonely.”
The Spouses of the RCMP have created an event to show their support for fallen West Shore, RCMP Officer, Sarah Beckett.
“We cannot all be in Victoria, BC for the memorial service but we can still show our support wherever we are,” reads a message on the Facebook event.
“Let us WEAR RED on Tuesday April 12th to show that the fallen officer, her family, and all members of the RCMP are in our hearts. Please share this event and invite all your friends. It would be wonderful if the Sea of Red RCMP Serges weren’t alone on Tuesday, stand with them!”
Constable Sarah Beckett will be laid to rest on Tuesday April 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Pacific Standard Time). The Q Centre, West Shore Parks & Recreation- 1767 Island Hwy, Victoria, BC. It will be a RCMP Regimental Funeral.
“It is with a very heavy heart that I have created yet another #WearRed for the #RCMP campaign. Constable Sarah Beckett, lost her life at the very young age of 32 on April 5th when her marked police car was hit by an unsafe driver. Beckett leaves behind a husband and two young boys. It doesn’t matter where you are on Tuesday, the date of her Regimental Funeral, please WEAR RED on Tuesday in honour of her service and ultimate sacrifice. Stand with her family, friends, and RCMP family,” Krysta Erickson the event organizer writes.
Messages of Condolences may be made by following the link below or e-mailing RCMP.Condolences-Condoleances.GRC@rcmp-grc.gc.ca directly;