Memorial services scheduled for Delaware trooper killed in the line of duty

Cpl. Stephen J. Ballard

Delaware State Police have announced funeral arrangements for Cpl. Stephen Ballard, the Delaware State Trooper who was fatally shot in the line of duty in Bear on Wednesday.

A public visitation is scheduled in Wilmington for Friday May 5th from 8:30 AM to 10 AM at the Chase Center on the Riverfront, officials said. Following this, police say there will be a pass and review for uniformed emergency services personnel.

At 11 AM, a memorial service honoring Cpl. Ballard's life will be held. Family and members of Delaware State Police will then attend Cpl. Ballard's burial at Gracelawn Memorial Park in Minquadale.

An official memorial fund has been set up by Delaware State Police for Cpl. Ballard's family.

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