Honor Guard

Brief History

The Rexburg Police Department Honor Guard was established in May of 2010 by a group of dedicated officers who wished to form a unit to represent the Police Department during ceremonies in the community and to exhibit the utmost respect for those that have died in the service of others. Under the direction of Chief Lynn Archibald the officers worked to put the Honor Guard together. The Rexburg Police Department Honor Guard was founded to serve as the ceremonial arm of the Rexburg Police Department.

The Rexburg Police Department Honor Guard Mission Statement

The mission of the Rexburg Police Department Honor Guard is to represent the Police Department at funerals, parades, ceremonial functions, and other special events. The Rexburg Police Department Honor Guard serves at the discretion of the Chief of Police. The Honor Guard will represent the Rexburg Police Department and serve as ambassadors of the City of Rexburg at events on the local, state, and national level. The Honor Guard will render honors to deceased department personnel, local officials and service members whenever possible. The Honor Guard will endeavor to render honors and provide support to members of the Law Enforcement and public safety community killed in the line of duty, wherever the need may occur. It is our intention to assist all officers and their families during their time of emotional duress from the loss or debilitating injury of their loved one. The Rexburg Police Department Honor Guard and its members strive to represent the highest standards of integrity, professionalism, and dedication to duty. The Honor Guard will promote honor, professionalism and integrity through its image and conduct at all times by holding the Rexburg Police Department’s core values to the highest degree.

The Honor Guard Today

In addition to presenting the national colors at the town’s Homecoming parades, City events and Ceremonies, members of the Honor Guard have traveled extensively to represent the Rexburg Police Department. Its members have participated in Line of Duty death services for police officers in Idaho and the North Western United States. They have participated in National Police Week events in Boise at the Idaho State Law Enforcement Memorial.

If your community group or organization is interested in using the services of the Rexburg Police Department Honor Guard, please contact our department at 208-359-3008 or email rpd@rexburg.org
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