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Driven by Art! Highlights of Glendale's Public Art Collection

The following piece is located at:

Glendale Civic Center Plaza
5750 W. Glenn Drive.
Stop #6b on the Public Art Driving Tour

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Glendale Public Safety Memorial
Hai Ying Wu

Bronze memorial with granite wall
Dedicated: Jan. 4, 2011

The Glendale Public Safety Memorial was dedicated on Jan. 4, 2011. It is located in the Glendale Civic Center Plaza, 5750 W. Glenn Drive. The memorial honors two police officers and one firefighter killed in the line of duty in Glendale. The names of the fallen include:

Fire Engineer Lester Hillis
September 7, 1974
Sergeant Pat Campbell
September 22, 1985
Officer Anthony Holly
February 19, 2007

The 15-foot-tall bronze memorial features two police officers and two firefighters rescuing a child while connected by an eternal flame. Behind the statue is a 28-foot-long granite wall with plaques of honor with background information on Hillis, Campbell and Holly. The artist for the memorial is Hai Ying Wu.

Coordinators of the memorial include: The Glendale Public Safety Memorial Committee, Glendale Arts Commission, Glendale Police Department, Glendale Fire Department and Glendale Marketing/Communications Department.

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