Oregon City

Oregon City officer will be remembered during public ceremony on Thurs.

Oregon City officer will be remembered during public ceremony on Thurs.
Robert Libke (Photo from Oregon City Police)

PORTLAND, Ore. – Law enforcement officers, public safety officials and members of the public will gather on Thursday afternoon to celebrate the life and work of Officer Rob Libke, the Oregon City police officer killed in the line of duty.

The celebration of life will be held at the Memorial Coliseum on Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m.

There will also be a procession of law enforcement vehicles escorting Libke’s family to the memorial service.

Details on the celebration of life

Location: Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Time: Thursday, Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. (doors open at noon)

Parking and transportation: Members of the public can park for free in the Garden Garage lot. Organizers encourage people to use public transportation and expect heavy traffic in the area.

More details will be released on the Oregon City Police Department website as they are finalized.

Details on the procession

The procession will start at 10:45 a.m. at Clackamas Community College.

Route: The exact route is still being determined, but organizers expect it will travel along I-205 northbound and 1-84 westbound. Other drivers who use that route are encouraged to find alternate routes between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Thursday.

Drivers should not stop along the freeway shoulder to watch the procession. Organizers expect that there will be plenty of safe viewing locations along the route.