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Final Arrangements Update for Officer Hall

PITTSBURGH, PA (July 19, 2019) – Funeral arrangements and other events have been finalized for Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officer Calvin Hall.

On Saturday, July 20, Police will conduct an End of Watch Ceremony for Officer Hall at exactly 8 p.m., which is when his regular shift would normally end. The ceremony will take place in the 1500 block of Brighton Road, directly in front of Zone 1.

To accommodate what is expected to be a large gathering, police will close Brighton Road from Pennsylvania Avenue to California Avenue from 7 p.m. until the ceremony ends. Additional closures include Jacksonia Street from Cameo Way to Brighton Road, Freedmore Street from Brighton Road to McCullough Street and Columbia Place and Wright Way off of Brighton Road. Port Authority buses will temporarily be re-routed during the ceremony.

On Monday, July 22 the viewing for Officer Hall will be held at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall, 4141 Fifth Avenue from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. The family will not be present from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

On Tuesday, July 23 the funeral and memorial service for Officer Hall will be held at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Homewood Cemetery.

Officer Hall’s family has agreed that the funeral and burial will be open to the public. Media seating will be in a marked area in the balcony of Soldiers & Sailors. All media is asked to RSVP to PIO@pittsburghpa.gov.

There will also be a designated media area at Homewood Cemetery. Media is again asked to RSVP.

If and when the family makes itself available to media has not been determined. When they feel they are ready, media will receive an advisory announcing the location and time.

Published

07.19.2019

Contacts

Chris Togneri
Public Information Officer
Public Safety
412-627-3552
chris.togneri@pittsburghpa.gov