Raleigh approves location for police memorial
Posted December 5, 2012
Raleigh, N.C. — The Raleigh City Council on Tuesday approved a request from the Raleigh Police Memorial Foundation to design and construct a memorial honoring officers killed in the line of duty.
The memorial would be in front of the Raleigh Municipal Building, at 222 W. Hargett St. There was no time frame for when the memorial would be erected and dedicated.
The eight fallen officers and the dates of their deaths are Tom Crabtree, Sept. 1, 1922; Robert Sparks, March 8, 1968; James Lee, Dec. 5, 1968; James Allen, Dec. 5, 1968; D.D. Adams, Feb. 3, 1980; Denise Holden, Aug. 4, 1995; Paul Hale, July 11, 1997; and Charles Paul, Sept. 10, 2002.