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Celena Hollis (credit: Denver Police Dept.)

Celena Hollis (credit: Denver Police Dept.)

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DENVER (CBS4)- Denver Police Officer Celena Hollis will be honored this week.

The public viewing will be Friday, June 29 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Horan and McConaty located at 11150 E. Dartmouth Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80014.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at 11 a.m. hours at – Denver First Church of the Nazarene
3800 E. Hampden Avenue
Englewood, CO 80113
(303) 761-8370

Law enforcement officers from Detroit and Dallas are attending the service. Thousands of law enforcement officers from the Denver metro area and across Colorado are expected to attend the memorial services. The service is open to the public.

Interment follows at – Fairmount Cemetery
430 S. Quebec Street
Denver, CO 80247
(303) 399-0692

The Denver Police Department is asking the community to show their support by lining the funeral procession route. The procession will be compromised of law enforcement vehicles from all over the state.

The procession route will exit the Denver First Church of the Nazarene and proceeds east on Hampden Avenue to S. Tamarac Drive then north on S. Tamarac Drive, which becomes S. Quebec. Street, then the procession concludes at the Quebec St. main entrance to Fairmount Cemetery.

Map of procession route

Hollis was a 32-year-old single mother who had been with the Denver police force since 2005. She was shot in the head at Jazz in the Park on Sunday evening and was pronounced dead at Denver Health Medical Center.

Rollin Michael Oliver, 21, has been arrested in the shooting death.

Donations for Officer Hollis’ daughter and family can be made to – Celena Hollis Memorial Fund
Account Number 23012705
Rocky Mountain Law Enforcement FCU
700 W. 39th Avenue
Denver, CO 80216
(303) 458-6660

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